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Eucalyptus cyanophylla

Eucalyptus cyanophylla Brooker, Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. South Australia 101(1): 15 figs. 1, 2, 3 (1977).
TYPE: South Australia, ca. 3 km northeast of Berri (3415'S, 14037'E), B. Copley 3799, 5 Aug 1972 (holo AD, iso FRI)

Habit: Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey or grey-brown. 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, broad lanceolate, falcate, acuminate, basally tapered, dull, grey-green or glaucous, coriaceous, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered to 11-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds conical or obconical, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium or 2 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; ribbed. Hypanthium ribbed, or rugose. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or conical. Disc depressed. Valves rim-level. Seeds red. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid, chaff same colour as seed.

Distribution: S.A., or N.S.W., or Vic.

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