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Eucalyptus doratoxylon

Eucalyptus doratoxylon F. Muell., Fragm. 2: 55 (1800).
TYPE: Western Australia, Kojoneerup district, G. Maxwell (holo MEL). Cited as "In humo fertili secus rivulos a loco Kojoneerup Australiae occidentalis per plagas proximas orientem versus. Maxw."

Eucalyptus microstoma R. Br. ex Blakely, Key Eucalypts 325 (1934).
nom. nud. in syn.

Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, white. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, elliptic to ovate, straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves opposite, narrow lanceolate, not falcate, acute or acuminate, basally tapered, glossy, green, thin, discolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 3-flowered to 7-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds rostrate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra rostrate, 3 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits globose. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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