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Eucalyptus latiuscula (Blakely) L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill
Family Myrtaceae
Eucalyptus latiuscula (Blakely) L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill APNI*

Description: Mallee to 6 m high; bark smooth, grey or green, shedding in ribbons.

Juvenile leaves opposite, elliptic, dull grey-green.

Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate to broad-lanceolate, 5–9 cm long, 0.7–1.2 cm wide, green, glossy, concolorous, veins subparallel. Umbellasters > 11-flowered; peduncle terete, 1–3 mm long. Buds sessile, fusiform, 5–7 mm long, 2–2. 5 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra acute-conical, at least as long and as wide as hypanthium.

Fruit globose, 4–5 mm long, 4–5 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed.


Illustration
D. Mackay

Distribution and occurrence: Restricted and localized, in mallee shrubland or sclerophyll forest understorey on poorly drained sandy soil; ridge tops from the Tinderry Ra. to Nungatta.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Threatened species: ROTAP: 3RC-
AVH map***

Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)


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