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Angophora bakeri

Angophora bakeri C. Hall, J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. New South Wales 47: 103 t. iv (1913).
TYPE: the plate J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. New South Wales 47: t. iv (1913). Fide Leach (1986).
Eucalyptus angustata Brooker, Austral. Syst. Bot. 13: 135 (2000).
Angophora lanceolata var. angustifolia A. Gray, U.S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 1: 556 (1854).
TYPE: New South Wales, Newington, (holo GH).

Angophora intermedia var. angustifolia Cambage, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 36: 548 (1911).
nom. nud.

Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark persistent throughout, shortly fibrous ("peppermint"), grey or pale brown. Cotyledons suborbicular.
Leaves: Juvenile leaves opposite, hispid with simple hairs and bristle glands, sessile. Intermediate leaves opposite, straight, entire, dull green. Adult leaves opposite. Lateral veins obtuse, closely spaced.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal.
Flowers: Calyx reduced to 4 teeth on hypanthium. Flowers cream.
Fruits: Fruits pedicellate. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed. Seeds regular and flattened, patelliform, smooth, semi-glossy, red. Chaff linear, chaff same colour as seed.

Occurrence: Scattered and locally abundant, on sandy soils on sandstone; from Port Stephens to Nowra, west to Katoomba.
Distribution: N.S.W. N.S.W. regions North Coast, or Central Coast, or South Coast, or Central Tablelands.

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