Eucalyptus oresbia J.T.Hunter & J.J.Bruhl APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus goniocalyx var. parviflora Blakely & McKie APNI*
Description: Tree to 30 m high; bark smooth, white, yellowish or orange-brown, shedding in long ribbons.
Juvenile leaves opposite, lanceolate to elliptic to ovate, glossy green. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, ± falcate, 9.5–18 cm long, 1.2–2.2 cm wide, dark green, glossy, concolorous.
Umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle flattened or angular, 8–17 mm long, 2–5 mm wide; pedicels terete, 2–4.5 mm long. Buds narrowly ovoid to clavate, bulbous above and below the suture, 6–9.5 mm long, 2.5–3.5 mm diam., scar present; calyptra conical or ± rostrate, shorter than and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit hemispherical, 1-ribbed, 3-locular, 4.5–8 mm long, 5–8 mm diam.; disc level to descending; valves rim-level.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in wet forest at higher altitudes, on steep slopes on various rock types, restricted to a small area between Nundle and Hanging Rock.
NSW subdivisions: NT, NWS
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable
Text by K. Hill
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