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Eucalyptus vicina L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill
Family Myrtaceae
Eucalyptus vicina L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill APNI*

Description: Mallee or tree to 15 m high; bark smooth, white or grey or grey-brown, shedding (sometimes irregularly) in large plates or flakes.

Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate to ovate, dull grey-green to dull green.

Adult leaves disjunct, narrow-lanceolate or lanceolate, 7–15 cm long, 0.9–2.5 cm wide, green, dull, concolorous. Umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle terete or angular, 5–11 mm long; pedicels terete, 0–3 mm long. Buds ovoid to fusiform, 6–8 mm long, 3–4 mm diam., scar present; calyptra conical, longer than and as wide as hypanthium.

Fruit cup-shaped or hemispherical, 3–5 mm long, 5–7 mm diam.; disc flat or raised (slightly); valves exserted.


Illustration
D. Mackay

Herbarium
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Distribution and occurrence: Locally abundant but sporadic, in sclerophyll mallee shrubland on shallow soils on siliceous ridges; Griffith to north of Bourke, west to Mootwingee.
NSW subdivisions: CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
AVH map***

Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)


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