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Eucalyptus jimberlanica

Eucalyptus jimberlanica L.A.S. Johnson & K.D. Hill, Telopea 4(2): 208 (1991).
TYPE: Western Australia, Jimberlana Hill, NE of norseman, K.D. Hill 599, L.A.S. Johnson & D.F. Blaxell, 6 Nov 1983 (holo NSW).


Habit: Tree, Height to 6 m high.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, glossy, brown. 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 to lanceolate, not falcate, acuminate or acute, basally tapered, glossy, green, thick, concolorous, 6–10 cm long, 1–1.6 mm wide; Petioles terete, Petioles 0.8–1.5 mm long. Lateral veins prominent, acute, moderately spaced to widely spaced. Intramarginal vein distinct, continuous, 1–1.5 mm from margin.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered, regular. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide), 0.3–0.4 mm long. Pedicels angular (thick), 1–1.5 mm long.
Flowers: Buds ovoid, not glaucous or pruinose, 6–7 mm long, 5–6 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical, 2 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers cream.
Fruits: Fruits turbinate to hemispherical, pedicellate, 3–4 locular, 4–5 mm long, 7–8 mm diam. Calyptra scar vertically raised, 0.2 mm wide. Stemonophore raised, 0.5 mm wide. Disc raised, 1 mm wide. Valves exserted, raised at 30–60 degrees. Seeds irregular, pyramidal, distinctly reticulate, dull, yellow-brown. Hilum ventral. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid, chaff distinctly different in colour from seed.

Distribution: W.A.

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