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Eucalyptus formanii

Eucalyptus formanii C. Gardner, J. & Proc. Roy. Soc. Western Australia 27: 186 (1941).
TYPE: Western Australia, Die Hardy Range, near Mt. Jackson (?check loc.), F.G. Forman & R.S. Matheson, Jul 1940 (holo PERTH, iso NSW).


Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark persistent on lower trunk or persistent on full trunk, shortly fibrous ("peppermint"), grey, grey or grey-brown or brown. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves opposite, elliptic, straight, crenate, glaucous, sessile. Adult leaves disjunct, linear, not falcate, acuminate or acute, basally tapered, dull, green, thick, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered to 11-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds fusiform, 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 cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or hemispherical. Disc flat or raised. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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