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Eucalyptus macrorhyncha

Habit: Tree, Height to 30 m high (often less).
Bark: Bark persistent throughout, stringy, grey to red-brown. Branchlets green. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons reniform.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, broad lanceolate, straight, entire, glossy green, petiolate, 12 cm long, 5 mm wide. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, falcate, acute or obtuse or apiculate, oblique, dull to semi-glossy, green, thick, concolorous, 9–15 cm long, 1.2–2.7 mm wide; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled, Petioles 10–17 mm long. Lateral veins prominent, acute, moderately spaced.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered to 11-flowered, regular. Peduncles terete, 7–15 mm long. Pedicels terete, 2–8 mm long.
Flowers: Buds fusiform, not glaucous or pruinose, 7–9 mm long, 4–5 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; persisting to anthesis. Calyptra conical or elongate acute or rostrate, 2 times as long as hypanthium or 3 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits globose, pedicellate, 3 locular, 6–10 mm long, 7–12 mm diam. Disc raised. Valves exserted. Chaff cuboid, chaff same colour as seed.

Occurrence: Widespread and locally dominant; dry sclerophyll forest or woodland on shallow poor soils on rises.
Distribution: S.A., or N.S.W., or Vic. N.S.W. regions Northern Tablelands, or Central Tablelands, or Southern Tablelands, or North Western Slopes, or Central Western Slopes, or South Western Slopes.

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