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Eucalyptus carnei

Eucalyptus carnei C. Gardner, J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. Western Australia 14: 82 Plate 4 (1928).
TYPE: Western Australia, Austin district, near Sandstone, C.A. Gardner, 19 Jul 1927 (holo PERTH).


Habit: Tree (stunted).
Bark: Bark persistent on lower trunk, fibrous-flaky with whitish patches ("box"), grey-black, white or grey or grey-brown and black. 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, falcate, acuminate, basally tapered, dull, grey-green, thick, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered. Peduncles broadly flattened.
Flowers: Buds cylindrical or conical, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium or 2 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical. Disc depressed. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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