A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- 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, 1220 cm long, 12.5 mm
wide; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled, Petioles 1525 mm long.
Lateral veins prominent, acute, moderately spaced.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
7-flowered, regular. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide),
822 mm long. Pedicels terete, 15 mm long (or absent).
Flowers: Buds ovoid, not glaucous or pruinose, 912 mm long,
45 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, 510
mm long, 69 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.