Common name: Bastard Eurabbie
Eucalyptus pseudoglobulus (Naudin) Maiden APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus globulus subsp. pseudoglobulus (Naudin ex Maiden) J.B.Kirkp. APNI*
Description: Tree to 40 m high; bark smooth (sometimes persistent on lower trunk, grey, fibrous-flaky in long irregular plates), smooth above, white, grey or yellow, shedding in long ribbons.
Juvenile leaves opposite, ovate, cordate, glaucous.
Adult leaves disjunct, narrow-lanceolate or lanceolate, 15–35 cm long, 1.5–3 cm wide, green, dull or semi-glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 3-flowered; peduncle flattened or angular, 4–10 mm long; pedicels terete, 1–5 mm long. Buds conical, pyriform or clavate, glaucous, 12–15 mm long, 8–10 mm diam., scar present; calyptra patelliform and rostrate, shorter than and at least as wide as hypanthium, warty.
Fruit conical, campanulate or turbinate, ± angular, 7–14 mm long, 9–16 mm diam.; disc raised (but low); valves exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally frequent but restricted, in wet forest in sheltered sites in coastal ranges; Nadgee area only.
NSW subdivisions: SC
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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