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Eucalyptus acies

Eucalyptus acies Brooker, Nuytsia 1(3): 245 (1972).
TYPE: Western Australia, On Woolbernup, a rocky hill in the Fitzgerald River Reserve between Bremer Bay and Hopetoun, Western Australia (3402'S, 11941'E), 4 Aug. 1970, M.I.H. Brooker 2725 (holo PERTH, iso CANB, K, MEL, NSW).


Habit: Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey. Pith glands present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons reniform.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, lanceolate, falcate, entire, dull grey green, sessile. Adult leaves opposite, lanceolate or broad lanceolate, falcate or not falcate, acute, basally tapered, dull, green, coriaceous, concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins prominent, acute or obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered. Peduncles broadly flattened.
Flowers: Buds clavate, pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; persisting to anthesis. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium, narrower than hypanthium; smooth, or ribbed. Hypanthium ribbed. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits hemispherical or campanulate. Disc flat or raised. Valves rim-level. Chaff cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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