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Eucalyptus lehmannii

Eucalyptus lehmannii (Schauer) Benth., Fl. Austral. 3: 233 (1867).
Symphyomyrtus lehmannii Schauer, in Lehm., Pl. Preiss. 1: 127 (1844).
TYPE: Western Australia, Cape Riche, L. Preiss 227, 19 Nov 1840 (lecto LD, isolecto G, MEL, fide Carr & Carr, Austral. J. Bot. 28: 531(1980))


Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey or grey-brown or red-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, lanceolate or elliptic, not falcate, rounded, basally tapered, dull, green, thick, concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters more than 11 flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide) or broadly flattened.
Flowers: Buds cylindrical or rostrate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra elongate acute or rostrate, 3 times as long as hypanthium, narrower than hypanthium or as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or yellow, or green.
Fruits: Disc flat. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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