A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Angophora robur
L.A.S. Johnson & K.D. Hill, Telopea 4(1): 40 (1990).
- TYPE: New South Wales, North Coast: 1.3 km north of Kremnos Creek on Glenreagh-Grafton road, 7 May 1984, K.Hill 787 and L.Johnson (holo NSW).
- Eucalyptus robur
(L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill) Brooker, Austral. Syst. Bot. 13: 137 (2000).
Habit: Tree, Height to 10 m high.
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, 10
cm long, 20 mm wide. Adult leaves opposite, broad lanceolate or ovate, not
falcate, acute, cordate, dull, green, thick, discolorous, 718 cm long,
3075 mm wide; Petioles 01 mm long. Lateral veins obtuse, closely
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal; regular. Peduncles
1535 mm long. Pedicels 715 mm long.
Flowers: Buds globose, not glaucous or pruinose, 10 mm long, 10 mm
diam. Calyx reduced to 4 teeth on hypanthium. Calyptra patelliform, narrower
than hypanthium. Hypanthium ribbed. Flowers cream.
Fruits: Fruits ovoid or campanulate, pedicellate, 1216 mm long,
1216 mm diam. Disc flat. Valves enclosed. Seeds regular and flattened,
patelliform, smooth, semi-glossy, red. Chaff linear, chaff same colour as seed.
Occurrence: Locally frequent but restricted, sandy soils on sandstone
from northwest of Coffs Harbour to northwest of Grafton.
Distribution: N.S.W. N.S.W. regions North Coast.