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Eucalyptus campaspe

Eucalyptus campaspe S. Moore, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 34: 193 (1898).
TYPE: Western Australia, Gibraltar, S. Moore 95, 1895 (holo BM, NSW, iso K, MEL). The fragment in NSW was sent to J.H. Maiden by Moore, and was recorded as being a piece of the holotype (C.R. 2: 216).


Habit: Tree.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey or copper or red-brown. 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, lanceolate, not falcate, acuminate, basally tapered, dull, grey-green or glaucous, thick, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered. Peduncles broadly flattened.
Flowers: Buds ovoid, glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 2 times as long as hypanthium or 3 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits hemispherical. Disc flat or raised. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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