Eucalyptus stenostoma L.A.S.Johnson & Blaxell APNI*
Description: Tree to 25 m high; bark persistent on lower trunk, grey-black, shortly fibrous, compact, smooth above, white or yellow, with scribbles, shedding in ribbons.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate to ovate, dull grey-green to glaucous.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 13–19 cm long, 1.5–3 cm wide, green, glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 11- to > 20-flowered; peduncle narrowly flattened or angular, 16–28 mm long; pedicels terete, 6–10 mm long. Buds clavate or pyriform, glaucous, 4–6 mm long, 2–3 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra hemispherical (often beaked), shorter than and narrower or as wide as hypanthium. Outer stamens infertile.
Fruit globose, 8–10 mm long, 8–10 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed. Sporadic but locally abundant, in dry woodland on shallow somewhat infertile soils on steep slopes; Tuross and Deua R. catchmments only.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: SC, ST
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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