Eucalyptus triplex L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill APNI*
Description: Tree to 6 m high, often multistemmed; bark persistent to smaller branches, red-brown to grey-brown, thick, shortly fibrous or stringy, smooth above, grey, shedding in short ribbons.
Juvenile leaves opposite, orbiculate, cordate, glaucous.
Adult leaves disjunct or opposite, broad-lanceolate or lanceolate, 5–10 cm long, 1.5–3.2 cm wide, glaucous or grey-green, dull, concolorous. Umbellasters 3-flowered; peduncle terete, 3–8 mm long. Buds sessile, ovoid or turbinate, glaucous, 6–7 mm long, 3–4 mm diam., scar present; calyptra conical, shorter than to as long as and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit campanulate, 5–7 mm long, 5–7 mm diam.; disc raised; valves exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Known from one stand on skeletal soil on granitic outcrops in low open sclerophyll woodland; confined to the southern A.C.T.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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