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Eucalyptus angustissima

Eucalyptus angustissima F. Muell., Fragm. 4: 25 (1863).
TYPE: Western Australia, between Point Maxwell and Point Dover, G. Maxwell (holo MEL, iso K, NSW).


Habit: Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey-brown. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, elliptic to ovate, straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, linear or narrow lanceolate, not falcate, acute or apiculate, basally tapered, glossy, green, thin, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 3-flowered to 7-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds ovoid, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 2 times as long as hypanthium or 3 times as long as hypanthium, narrower than hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits hemispherical. Disc raised. Valves rim-level. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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