Common name: Stringybark
Eucalyptus tindaliae Blakely APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus phaeotricha APNI*
Description: Tree to 30 m high; bark persistent, grey to red-brown, stringy.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, glossy green, hispid.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 7–13 cm long, 1.3–3 cm wide, green or grey-green, glossy to semi-glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters ≥ 11-flowered; peduncle terete or angular, 4–13 mm long; pedicels terete, 0–2 mm long. Buds ovoid or clavate, 4–5 mm long, 2–3 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra conical, shorter than or as long as and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit hemispherical or flattened-globose, 4–8 mm long, 6–11 mm diam.; disc raised; valves enclosed or rim-level.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread and locally frequent, in coastal forest on poorer soils; north from Coffs Harbour.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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