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Eucalyptus accedens

Eucalyptus accedens W.V. Fitzg., J. & Proc. Mueller Bot. Soc. Western Australia 1: 21 (1904).
TYPE: Western Australia, near Pingelly, W.V. Fitzgerald, Nov 1903 (holo NSW, PERTH, iso E).


Habit: Tree.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, powdery, white or pink. Pith glands present; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, elliptic to ovate, straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate or broad lanceolate, falcate, acute or acuminate, basally tapered, dull, grey-green or glaucous, thick, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute or obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered to 11-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds ovoid or clavate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or pyriform. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed or rim-level or exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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