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Eucalyptus redunca

Eucalyptus redunca Schauer, in Lehm., Pl. Preiss. 1: 127 (1844).
TYPE: Cited as "In regionibus inter ioribus inter Sinum Regis Georgii et coloniam York interia-centibus, Octobri M. cum alabastris subadultis Herb. Preiss. No. 234. Februario et Martio cum alabastris juvenilibus No. 245 et 247; in glareosis sterilibus collium Konkoberup prom. Cape Riche, Novembri fructifera No. 232." ? 4 syntypes cited, at least some of which belong to other taxa.


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

Distribution: N.T.

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