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Eucalyptus cypellocarpa

Eucalyptus cypellocarpa L.A.S. Johnson, Contrib. New South Wales Nat. Herb. 3(3): 114 (1962).
TYPE: New South Wales, Sawmill to Wynne's Rocks, Mt. Wilson, 3,100 feet., L.A.S. Johnson 23 Apr 1949 (holo NSW 14571).
Eucalyptus goniocalyx var. acuminata Benth., Fl. Austral. 3: 230 (1867).
TYPE: Victoria, Gippsland, F. Mueller (holo K, iso MEL?)

Eucalyptus goniocalyx auct. non F. Muell. ex Miq., ().

Habit: Tree, Height to 50 m high (sometimes 65).
Bark: Bark smooth throughout or persistent on lower trunk (rarely), white or grey or yellow, shedding in long ribbons. Branchlets green. Pith glands absent; Bark glands present. Cotyledons obreniform (bilobed).
Leaves: Intermediate leaves opposite, broad lanceolate to elliptic to ovate, straight, entire, glossy green, sessile, 17 cm long, 7 mm wide. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, falcate, acuminate or acute, basally tapered, dull or semi-glossy, green, thick, concolorous, 12–20 cm long, 1–2.5 mm wide; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled, Petioles 15–25 mm long. Lateral veins prominent, acute, moderately spaced.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered, regular. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide), 8–22 mm long. Pedicels terete, 1–5 mm long (or absent).
Flowers: Buds ovoid, not glaucous or pruinose, 9–12 mm long, 4–5 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra conical or rostrate, 1 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; ribbed. Hypanthium ribbed. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or ovoid, pedicellate, 3 locular, 5–10 mm long, 6–9 mm diam. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed or rim-level. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid, chaff same colour as seed.

Occurrence: Widespread and locally abundant; wet forest on deep fertile soils in sheltered valleys.
Distribution: N.S.W., or Vic. N.S.W. regions Central Coast, or South Coast, or Northern Tablelands, or Central Tablelands, or Southern Tablelands, or North Western Slopes.

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