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Eucalyptus dumosa

Eucalyptus dumosa A. Cunn. ex Oxley, J. Two Exped. 63 (1820).
TYPE: New South Wales, Euryalean Scrub, A. Cunningham 206, 23 May 1817 (holo, iso BM, E, K). Cited as "In fruticetis Novae Cambriae australis interioris. - A. Cunn. Herb. no. 206/1817."
Eucalyptus incrassata var. dumosa (A. Cunn. ex Schauer) F. Muell., Eucalyptographia dec. 5 (1880).
Eucalyptus dumosa var. punctilulata Benth., Fl. Austral. 3: 230 (1867).
TYPE: Western Australia, Stony hills, Gordon River, A. Oldfield (lecto K, here designated). Cited as "W. Australia, from Gordon River, Oldfield, to Mount Barren Ranges, Maxwell."
Eucalyptus lamprocarpa F. Muell. ex Miq., Ned. Kruidk. Arch. 4: 129 (1856).
TYPE: F. Mueller, Murray Scrub (holo ? iso K, W). Cited as "In desertis Murray-scrub, Salt's-Creek, traveller's vest (sic), Ponindi Augus park etc. Novae Holl. austr. (F. Mueller)."
Eucalyptus muelleri Miq., Ned. Kruidk. Arch. 4: 130 (1856).
TYPE: Cited as "Madam Pepper-weath ad fl. Murray (F. Mueller)." ??? U

Eucalyptus dumosa auct. non A. Cunn. ex Oxley, ().
Eucalyptus glomerata Tausch ex Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus 1: 100 (1904).
nom. nud. in syn.

Habit: Tree or Mallee, Height to 8 m high (occasionally 12).
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, white or grey or yellow, shedding in long ribbons. Branchlets green. Pith glands present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons obreniform (bilobed).
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, ovate, straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate, 14 cm long, 6 mm wide. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, not falcate, acute, basally tapered, dull, grey-green, thick, concolorous, 7–10 cm long, 10–20 mm wide. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered or 11-flowered. Peduncles terete or quadrangular.
Flowers: Buds ovoid or fusiform, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra conical, 0.33–0.5 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium or wider than hypanthium; striate, or ribbed. Hypanthium smooth, or ribbed. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: 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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