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Eucalyptus foecunda

Eucalyptus foecunda Schauer, in Lehm., Pl. Preiss. 1: 130 (1844).
TYPE: Western Australia, Fremantle, L. Preiss 231, 1839 (holo G, iso NSW, KW, W).

Eucalyptus uncinata auct. non Turcz., ().

Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey or red-brown. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves opposite, elliptic, straight, crenate, glaucous, sessile. Adult leaves disjunct, linear or narrow lanceolate, not falcate, acute or obtuse, basally tapered, glossy, green, thick, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, terminal or axillary; Umbellasters 11-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds fusiform, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra conical, 2 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers cream.
Fruits: Fruits globose or hemispherical. Disc depressed or flat. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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