Common name: Bundy
Eucalyptus nortonii (Blakely) L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus cordieri var. nortonii Blakely APNI*
Description: Tree to 15 m high; bark persistent on trunk and branches, grey with whitish patches, fibrous-flaky, smooth above, grey, shedding in short ribbons.
Juvenile leaves opposite, orbiculate, glaucous.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 15–30 cm long, 1.5–3 cm wide, grey-green or glaucous, dull, concolorous. Umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle flattened or angular, 4–12 mm long. Buds sessile, cylindrical, glaucous, 8–12 mm long, 5–6 mm diam., scar present; calyptra conical, shorter than and at least as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit cylindrical or hemispherical or angular, 7–12 mm long, 6–10 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves rim-level or exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread and locally frequent, in open woodland on dry shallow soils on rocky sites; south from near Manilla.
NSW subdivisions: NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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