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Eucalyptus dolichocera

Eucalyptus dolichocera L.A.S. Johnson & K.D. Hill, Telopea 8(2): 196 (1999).
TYPE: Western Australia, 34 km S of Wannoo, NW coastal Highway (2730'S, 11440'E), D.F. Blaxell W75/110 & M.I.H. Brooker, 9 Oct 1975 (holo NSW, iso CANB, PERTH).


Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark persistent on lower trunk or persistent on full trunk, shortly fibrous ("peppermint"), grey, grey or grey-brown. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, broad lanceolate to ovate, straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, falcate, acute, basally tapered, dull, grey-green, thick, concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered to 11-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds rostrate or urceolate, glaucous. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra rostrate, 1 times as long as hypanthium, wider than hypanthium; striate. Hypanthium striate. Flowers cream, or yellow.
Fruits: Fruits ovoid or urceolate. Disc depressed. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: S.A.

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