A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus baueriana
Schauer, in Walp., Repert. Bot. Syst. 2, suppl. 1 924 (1843).
- TYPE: New South Wales, Georges River, R. Brown & F. Bauer (holo W, iso BM, CANB, K, MEL, NSW?).
- Eucalyptus fletcheri R. Baker,
Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 25: 682 (1901).
- TYPE: New South Wales, South Creek, St Marys, R.T. Baker & W. Baeuerlen, Jun 1900 (lecto NSW, fide Maiden CR 2: 122, 1911). Cited as "Hab. - South Creek, St. Mary's (R.T. Baker and N.V. Fletcher); banks of the Nepean River (Rev. Dr. Woolls); Thirlmere (W. Cambage)."
Habit: Tree, Height to 20 m high.
Bark: Bark persistent on trunk and larger branches, fibrous-flaky with
whitish patches ("box"), grey (with whitish patches), grey (above), shedding in
short ribbons. Branchlets green. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent.
Cotyledons obreniform (bilobed).
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, orbiculate, straight,
entire, dull green, petiolate, 10 cm long, 7.5 mm wide. Adult leaves disjunct,
broad lanceolate or ovate, not falcate, rounded or emarginate, basally tapered
or basally rounded, semi-glossy, green, thin, concolorous, 69 cm long,
2.55 mm wide; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled, Petioles
1525 mm long. Lateral veins prominent, acute, widely spaced.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal; Umbellasters
7-flowered, regular. Peduncles terete, 510 mm long. Pedicels terete,
24 mm long.
Flowers: Buds clavate to fusiform (short), not glaucous or pruinose,
46 mm long, 23 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra
hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium, narrower than
hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits conical, pedicellate, 34 locular, 57 mm
long, 46 mm diam. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed. Chaff dimorphic, linear
and cuboid, chaff same colour as seed.
Occurrence: Locally frequent; gallery woodland on alluvial soils along
Distribution: N.S.W. N.S.W. regions Central Coast, or South Coast.