Common name: Youman's stringybark
Eucalyptus youmanii Blakely & McKie APNI*
Description: Tree to 20 m high; bark persistent throughout, grey to red-brown, stringy.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate to ovate, glossy green, hispid.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 7–17 cm long, 1.5–2.6 cm wide, green, semi-glossy to glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle broadly flattened, 6–13 mm long. Buds sessile, ovoid to fusiform, 7–9 mm long, 4–6 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra conical, as long and as wide as hypanthium, ± angular.
Fruit globose, ± angular, 8–12 mm long, 9–14 mm diam.; disc raised; valves exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally frequent but restricted, in sclerophyll woodland on poor skeletal soils on rises of shale or acid volcanics; confined to Armidale-Guyra area.
NSW subdivisions: NT
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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