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Eucalyptus salubris

Eucalyptus salubris F. Muell., Fragm. 10: 54 (1876).
TYPE: Western Australia, between Victoria Spring and Ularing, I. Young, 9 Oct 1875 (holo MEL, iso K). Cited as "Inter Victoria-Spring et Ularing; Young."


Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, copper or red-brown (fluted). 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, not falcate, acuminate, basally tapered, glossy, green, thin, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds ovoid, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra conical, 3 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers cream.
Fruits: Fruits hemispherical. Disc raised. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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