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Eucalyptus cneorifolia

Eucalyptus cneorifolia DC., Prodr. 3: 220 (1828).
TYPE: New Holland, 1821, ex Herb. Mus. Paris (holo G, iso G). Cited as "5 in Nova Hollandia ad oram orientalem et in insula a Gallis Decres dicta."
Eucalyptus myrtiformis Naudin, Descr. Emploi Eucalyptus 2nd Mem. 50 (1891).
TYPE: cult. Villa Thuret, C. Naudin, 1890 (holo P). Included in E. cneorifolia by Maiden (C.R. 2: 129).

Eucalyptus enervifolia Walp., Rep. Bot. Syst. 2: 164 (1843).
sphalm.
Eucalyptus gneorifolia G. Don, Gen. Syst. 2: 820 (1832).
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Eucalyptus hypericifolia , ().

Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark persistent on lower trunk, tessellated or fibrous-flaky with whitish patches ("box"), grey-brown. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, elliptic to ovate, straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, linear or narrow lanceolate, not falcate, obtuse or rounded, basally tapered, dull, grey-green, thick, concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered to 11-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds ovoid or fusiform, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra conical, 2 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits hemispherical. Disc depressed or flat. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: S.A.

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