Common name: Wadbilliga Ash
Eucalyptus paliformis L.A.S.Johnson & Blaxell APNI*
Description: Tree to 12 m high; bark smooth but sometimes with a short compact grey stocking on old plants, white, grey or green or yellow, shedding in ribbons.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, lanceolate, glossy green.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 7–10 cm long, 1–1.5 cm wide, green, glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle terete or angular, 5–8 mm long; pedicels terete, 2–3 mm long. Buds clavate, 4–8 mm long, 2–3 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra conical, shorter than and as wide as hypanthium, minutely warty.
Fruit globose, 5–6 mm long, 6–7 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed. Known from a single stand, in dry sclerophyll forest to woodland on shallow sandy soil on a broad high ridge; Wadbilliga area only.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: ST
Threatened species: ROTAP: 2RCat
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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