A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- 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).
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.