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Angophora woodsiana

Angophora woodsiana Bailey, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 6: 143 (1882).
TYPE: Queensland, Eight Mile Plain, Bailey (holo BRI).
Angophora intermedia var. woodsiana (Bailey) Bailey, Queensland Fl. 2: 605 (1900).
Eucalyptus woodsiana (F.M.Bailey) 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 sandy soils on sandstone; north from Coffs Harbour.
Distribution: Qld, or N.S.W. N.S.W. regions North Coast.

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