Common name: Red Stringybark
Eucalyptus macrorhyncha F.Muell. ex Benth. APNI*
Description: Tree to 30 m high, though often less; bark persistent throughout, grey to red-brown, stringy.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, glossy green, hispid.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 9–15 cm long, 1.2–2.7 cm wide, green, dull to semi-glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 7–11-flowered; peduncle terete, 7–15 mm long; pedicels terete or angular, 2–8 mm long. Buds fusiform, 7–9 mm long, 4–5 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra conical or elongate acute or rostrate, at least as long and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit globose, 6–10 mm long, 7–12 mm diam.; disc raised; valves exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread and locally dominant, in dry sclerophyll forest or woodland on shallow poor soils on rises; south from Warialda.
NSW subdivisions: NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS, SWP
Other Australian states: Vic. S.A.
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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