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Corymbia hylandii

Corymbia hylandii (D.J. Carr & S.G.M. Carr) K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson, Telopea 6: 283 (1995).
Eucalyptus hylandii var. campestris D.J. Carr & S.G.M. Carr, Eucalyptus 2: 203 (1987).
TYPE: Queensland, Cook: 28 km S of Palmer River, near Spring Creek, 164'S 14446'E, D.J. Carr 2606, 27 Nov 1982 (holo QRS, iso BRI, CANB ex FRI, MEL, K).
Eucalyptus hylandii D.J. Carr & S.G.M. Carr, Eucalyptus 2: 199 (1987).
TYPE: Queensland, Cook: 20 km S of Laura,1537'S 14428'E, on quartzite hill W of the road, S.G.M. Carr 1798, 10 June 1971 (holo QRS, iso BRI, CANB ex FRI, K).

Habit: Tree, Height to 10 m high.
Bark: Bark persistent on trunk and larger branches to persistent to smaller branches, tessellated, grey-brown or red-brown, dull, grey or cream (above), shedding in small polygonal flakes. Pith glands present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons suborbicular.
Leaves: Juvenile leaves disjunct from node 3–5, linear, hispid with bristle glands only, petiolate. Intermediate leaves disjunct early, lanceolate to broad lanceolate, straight, entire, dull green, petiolate, 15 cm long, 30 mm wide. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow lanceolate to lanceolate, falcate (sometimes), acuminate, basally tapered, glossy to semi-glossy, green, thin, discolorous, 10–18 cm long, 7–20 mm wide; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled, Petioles 7–10 mm long. Lateral veins obscure, obtuse, closely spaced. Intramarginal vein distinct, continuous.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal; Umbellasters 7-flowered, regular. Peduncles terete, 4–7 mm long. Pedicels terete, 3–6 mm long.
Flowers: Buds obovoid to pyriform, not glaucous or pruinose, 5–6 mm long, 3–4 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; persisting to anthesis. Calyptra conical, 0.25–0.33 times as long as hypanthium, narrower than hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits globose to ovoid or urceolate, pedicellate, 4 locular, 11–15 mm long, 9–12 mm diam. Calyptra scar flat, 0.2–0.5 mm wide. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed. Seeds regular and laterally compressed, cymbiform or ovoid, shallowly reticulate, dull to semi-glossy, red-brown. Hilum terminal. Chaff linear, chaff same colour as seed.

Distribution: Qld.

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