Eucalyptus ralla L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus sp. MAHEP sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Description: Tree to 15 m high; bark persistent smallest branches, grey, long-fibrous (`stringybark').
Juvenile leaves opposite or disjunct, linear to lanceolate, stellate-hairy.
Adult leaves disjunct, linear to narrow-lanceolate, falcate, 6–15 cm long, 0.6–1.8 cm wide, glabrous, glossy green, concolorous. Umbellasters > 7-flowered; peduncle angular, 4–9 mm long; pedicels angular, 1–2 mm long. Buds fusiform, 4–6 mm long, 1.5–2 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra acute-conical, about as long as hypanthium.
Fruit globose, flattened, 4–5 mm long, 5–7 mm diam.; disc flat to slightly raised, ultimately incurved; valves deeply enclosed.
Distribution and occurrence: in dry sclerophyll woodland on sandstone soils, from upper Nattai R. to Yalwal Plateau.
NSW subdivisions: SC, CT
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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