Eucalyptus panda S.T.Blake APNI*
Description: Tree to 20 m high (usually less); bark persistent throughout, grey-black, `ironbark'.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, lanceolate, dull green.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate or broad-lanceolate, 5–9 cm long, 1–2.1 cm wide, grey-green, dull, concolorous. Umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle terete, 5–7 mm long; pedicels terete, 1–4 mm long. Buds ovoid or shortly fusiform, 5–6 mm long, 3–4 mm diam., scar present; calyptra conical, shorter and narrower than hypanthium. Outer stamens infertile; anthers cuboid.
Fruit hemispherical or broadly conical, 5–7 mm long, 5–7 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed or rim-level.
Distribution and occurrence: Rare in N.S.W., in sclerophyll shrubland on sandstone; north of Yetman.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, NWP
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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