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Eucalyptus annulata

Eucalyptus annulata Benth., Fl. Austral. 3: 234 (1867).
TYPE: Western Australia, Salt River, G. Maxwell (holo K, iso MEL)


Habit: Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey or brown or green or yellow. 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, narrow lanceolate, falcate or not falcate, acute, basally tapered, glossy, green, thin, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 3-flowered to 7-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide) or broadly flattened.
Flowers: Buds cylindrical or conical or rostrate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra elongate acute or rostrate, 3 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers cream, or yellow.
Fruits: Fruits hemispherical. Disc flat. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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