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Eucalyptus dundasii

Eucalyptus dundasii Maiden, J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. New South Wales 49: 309 (1915).
TYPE: Western Australia, Dundas, L. Diels 5454, 1901 (holo NSW).


Habit: Tree.
Bark: Bark persistent on lower trunk, tessellated, grey-black, grey or black. Pith glands present; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, elliptic to ovate, straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow lanceolate or lanceolate, falcate, acute, basally tapered, glossy, green, thin, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute or obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds rostrate or urceolate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra rostrate, 1 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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