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Angophora subvelutina

Angophora subvelutina F. Muell., Fragm. 1: 31 (1858).
TYPE: Queensland, Burnett & Brisbane River, F.Mueller s.n., Dec 1856 (lecto MEL, fide Leach 1986).
Eucalyptus subvelutina (F.Muell.) Brooker, Austral. Syst. Bot. 13: 137 (2000).


Habit: Tree.
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: Widely scattered and locally abundant, usually on deep alluvial soils; north from Araluen.
Distribution: Qld, or N.S.W. N.S.W. regions North Coast, or Central Coast, or South Coast, or Northern Tablelands, or Central Tablelands.

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