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Eucalyptus pendens

Eucalyptus pendens Brooker, Nuytsia 1(3): 243 (1972).
TYPE: Western Australia, At 125 mile peg north of Perth on highway between Gingin and Badgingarra (3014'S, 11528'E), M.I.H. Brooker 1949, 23 Jul 1969 (holo PERTH, iso CANB, K, PERTH).

Habit: Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, grey or pink. Pith glands present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons reniform.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, lanceolate, falcate, entire, dull grey green, sessile. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, falcate or not falcate, acute, basally tapered, dull, green, coriaceous or thick, concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, very acute or acute or obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered to 11-flowered. Peduncles terete or narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds clavate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; persisting to anthesis. Calyptra hemispherical, 1 times as long as hypanthium or 2 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth, or ribbed, or verrucose. Hypanthium striate and verrucose. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or ovoid. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed. Chaff cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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