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Corymbia setosa

Corymbia setosa (Schauer) K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson, Telopea 6: 356 (1995).
Eucalyptus setosa Schauer, in Walp., Repert. Bot. Syst. 2, suppl. 1 926 (1843).
TYPE: Queensland, Allen Is.[Allen I], R. Brown & Ferd. Bauer (Bennett 4782), [20 Nov 1802] (holo W, iso BM,CANB, E, K, MEL, NSW). type citation: 'In Nova Hollandia legit Ferd. Bauer!'

Eucalyptus hispida R. Br. ex Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus 4: 212 (1919).
nom. nud. in syn.
Eucalyptus hispida Tausch ex Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus 4: 212 (1919).
nom. nud. in syn.

Habit: Tree (small), Height to 18 m high.
Bark: Bark persistent throughout, tessellated, red-brown or grey-brown. Pith glands present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons suborbicular.
Leaves: Juvenile leaves opposite, lanceolate to ovate, hispid with simple hairs and bristle glands, petiolate. Intermediate leaves opposite, lanceolate to elliptic, straight, entire, dull green, petiolate. Adult leaves opposite, broad lanceolate to ovate or suborbiculate, not falcate, acute to obtuse to rounded or apiculate, cordate, dull, grey-green, thin, concolorous, 2–6 cm long, 10–50 mm wide; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins prominent, obtuse, closely spaced. Intramarginal vein distinct, continuous or looped.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, terminal or axillary; Umbellasters 3-flowered to 7-flowered, regular. Peduncles terete, 5–25 mm long. Pedicels terete, 3–15 mm long.
Flowers: Buds obovoid to pyriform, not glaucous or pruinose, 7–9 mm long, 6–8 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; persisting to anthesis. Calyptra patelliform, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers cream, or yellow.
Fruits: Fruits ovoid, pedicellate, 4 locular, 13–28 mm long, 13–23 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: N.T., or Qld.

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