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Eucalyptus coccifera

Eucalyptus coccifera Hook. f., Hooker's Lond. J. Bot. 7: 477 (1847).
TYPE: Tasmania, Mt. Wellington, Gunn 1076 (syn K, isosyn NSW, 2 coll.), Western Mtns, Lawrence 299 (syn K). Cited as "Hab. Tops of mountains: Lawrence, Gunn.: - v.v.n."
Eucalyptus amygdalina var. alpina Rodway ex Maiden, Rep. Austral. Assoc. Adv. Sci. 9: 359 (1903).
TYPE: none cited; "found on Ironstone Mountain". No specimens are known
Eucalyptus coccifera var. viridiflora Summerh., Bot. Mag. t. 9511 (1938).
TYPE: cult. Castle Kennedy, Ireland, 30 May 1938 & 6 Jun 1936 (syn K, 2 specimens). Cited as "The accompanying plate was prepared from material of a tree growing at Castle Kennedy, Stranraer, Wigtown shire... and there is also a tree in the grounds of Rostrevor House, Country Down, Ireland."
Eucalyptus daphnoides Miq., Ned. Kruidk. Arch. 4: 133 (1856).
TYPE: Tasmania, Mount Laperouse, Stuart 9 (holo U?). Cited as "Van Diemensland (Stuart n. 9.)" ; fide Maiden, C.R. 1: 143).

Eucalyptus alpina R. Br. ex Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus 1: 143 (1904).
nom. nud. in syn.
Eucalyptus citryandra Vilmorin ex Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus 1: 143 (1904).
nom. nud. in syn.
Eucalyptus pinnata hort. ex Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus 1: 143 (1904).
nom. nud. in syn.

Habit: Tree.
Bark: Cotyledons reniform.
Leaves: Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate or broad lanceolate, not falcate, acute or apiculate.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; regular.
Flowers: Calyx calyptrate; persisting to anthesis.
Fruits: Chaff cuboid.

Distribution: Tas.

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