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Eucalyptus cupularis

Eucalyptus cupularis C. Gardner, J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. Western Australia 47: 60 (1964).
TYPE: Western Australia, Halls Creek, C.A. Gardner 10217, 11 May 1951 (holo PERTH, iso BRI, PERTH)
Eucalyptus cupularis C. Gardner, J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. Western Australia 47: 60 (1964).
TYPE: Cited as "Hab. in distr. Ord, prope oppidum Hall's Creek, in colliculis lapidosis schistosis occidentalum versus Gardner 10217 (TYPUS)..." holo PERTH, iso PERTH.


Habit: Tree.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, powdery, white. 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, narrow lanceolate to broad lanceolate, falcate or not falcate, apiculate, basally tapered, dull, green, thin, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered. Peduncles quadrangular or narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds ovoid or pyriform or conical, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra conical, 2 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or conical. Disc flat. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A., or N.T.

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