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Eucalyptus brachyandra

Eucalyptus brachyandra F. Muell., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 3: 97 (1859).
TYPE: Northern Territory, Upper Victoria River, F. Mueller, Dec 1855 (holo MEL, iso K, NSW).


Habit: Tree.
Bark: Bark persistent on trunk and larger branches, shortly fibrous ("peppermint") or stringy, grey or grey-brown, grey or grey-brown. Pith glands present; Bark glands present.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, lanceolate, falcate, entire, dull grey green, sessile. Adult leaves opposite or disjunct, elliptic or ovate, not falcate, obtuse or rounded, basally tapered, dull, green or grey-green, thin, discolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins prominent, obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal; Umbellasters 3-flowered to 7-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds ovoid or pyriform, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx reduced to 4 teeth on hypanthium. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits campanulate. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed.

Distribution: W.A., or N.T.

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