Common name: Narrow-leaved Red Gum
Eucalyptus seeana Maiden APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus tereticornis var. linearis R.T.Baker & H.G.Sm. APNI*
Description: Tree to 40 m high; bark smooth, white or grey, shedding in large plates or flakes.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, dull grey-green.
Adult leaves disjunct, narrow-lanceolate, 10–18 cm long, 1–2 cm wide, green, dull, concolorous. Umbellasters 7–11-flowered; peduncle terete, 6–12 mm long; pedicels terete, 2–5 mm long. Buds cylindrical or fusiform, 8–15 mm long, 3–4 mm diam., scar present; calyptra elongate acute, longer and narrower than hypanthium.
Fruit hemispherical, 4–7 mm long, 4–7 mm diam.; disc raised; valves exserted. Scattered and sporadic, in woodland on low, often swampy sandy soils; north from Telegraph Point.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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