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Eucalyptus erythronema

Eucalyptus erythronema Turcz., Bull. Cl. Phys.-Math. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Petersbourg 10: 337 (1852).
TYPE: Western Australia, 'Swan R. Colony, S.W. Australia', J. Drummond 5: 37 (holo LE, iso BM, CGE, E, FI, G, K, MEL, NSW, W).
Eucalyptus conoidea Benth., Fl. Austral. 3: 227 (1867).
TYPE: Western Australia, 'Swan R. Colony, S.W. Australia', J. Drummond 5: 37 (holo LE, iso BM, CGE, E, FI, G, K, MEL, NSW, W).


Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, powdery, white or grey or brown or red or pink. 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, not falcate, acute or obtuse or rounded, basally tapered, glossy, green, thin, concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, very acute or acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 3-flowered to 7-flowered. Peduncles terete or narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds ovoid, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra conical, 3 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or yellow, or pink, or red.
Fruits: Fruits conical or campanulate. Disc depressed or flat. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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