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Eucalyptus cerasiformis

Eucalyptus cerasiformis Brooker & Blaxell, Nuytsia 2(4): 226 fig. 4 (1978).
TYPE: Western Australia, 164 km (by road) east of Hyden, on track to Norseman (3214'S, 12025'E) 3 Oct. 1975, D.F. Blaxell W75/51 (holo NSW iso AD, BRI, CANB, K, MEL, PERTH)


Habit: Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey. 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, not falcate, acute or obtuse, basally tapered, glossy, grey-green, thin, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds cylindrical, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or hemispherical or urceolate. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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