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Eucalyptus guilfoylei

Eucalyptus guilfoylei Maiden, J. Nat. Hist. Sci. Soc. Western Australia 3: 150 (1911).
TYPE: Western Australia, Denmark, per A. Murphy, Mar 1905 (holo NSW)


Habit: Tree, Height to 60 m high.
Bark: Bark persistent throughout or persistent to smaller branches, stringy, red-brown or grey-brown, grey-brown or brown. Pith glands present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons obreniform (bilobed).
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct late, lanceolate to elliptic, straight, entire, glossy green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate or broad lanceolate, not falcate, acute, basally tapered or basally rounded, dull, green, thick, discolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal or axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds ovoid or clavate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium ribbed. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits globose or pyriform, pedicellate. Disc depressed or flat. Valves enclosed or rim-level. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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