Common name: Yellow Stringybark
Eucalyptus muelleriana A.W.Howitt APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus dextropinea R.T.Baker APNI*
Description: Tree to 40 m high; bark persistent throughout, grey to red-brown, stringy.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, glossy green, hispid.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate or broad-lanceolate, 8–13 cm long, 1.5–2.5 cm wide, green, semi-glossy, discolorous; lateral veins regular to irregular. Umbellasters 7–11-flowered or more; peduncle narrowly flattened or angular, 8–20 mm long; pedicels terete, 1–3 mm long. Buds ovoid or clavate, 5–8 mm long, 3–4 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra hemispherical, shorter than or as long as and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit hemispherical to truncate-globose, 7–10 mm long, 8–12 mm diam.; disc depressed or flat; valves enclosed, rim-level or slightly exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread and frequent, in wet forest on coastal ranges and escarpments, usually on somewhat poorer or shallower soils; south from Wollongong.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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