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Eucalyptus costuligera

Eucalyptus costuligera L.A.S. Johnson & K.D. Hill, Telopea 8(4): 527 (2000).
TYPE: Western Australia, 60 km E of Gibb River - Kalumburu road on Wyndham road (1620'S, 12655'E), M.I.H. Brooker 7780, 3 Nov 1982 (holo NSW, iso CANB, etc.).


Habit: Tree.
Bark: Bark persistent throughout, fibrous-flaky with whitish patches ("box"), grey, grey. Pith glands present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons obreniform (bilobed).
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, lanceolate to ovate, straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate or broad lanceolate, not falcate, acute, basally tapered, dull, grey-green, thick, concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins prominent, obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal or axillary; Umbellasters 3-flowered to 7-flowered. Peduncles terete or quadrangular.
Flowers: Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits conical or ovoid. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed or rim-level or exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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