A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Eucalyptus sclerophylla
(Blakely) L.A.S. Johnson & Blaxell, Contrib. New South Wales Nat. Herb. 4: 381 (1973).
- Eucalyptus haemastoma var. capitata Maiden,
Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus 1: 319 (1908).
- TYPE: New South Wales, Mt Victoria, J.H. Maiden, 1 Apr 1889 (holo NSW, iso CANB). Cited as "The type is Mt. Victoria, 1st April, 1889 (J.H. Maiden)."
- Eucalyptus haemastoma var. sclerophylla Blakely,
Key Eucalypts 218 (1934).
- TYPE: New South Wales, Mt. Victoria, J.H. Maiden, Nov 1899 (holo NSW). Cited as "Mt. Victoria (the type)."
- Eucalyptus haemastoma var. micrantha ,
Habit: Tree, Height to 20 m high.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, with scribbles, white or grey, shedding
in short ribbons. Branchlets green. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, broad lanceolate, falcate,
entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, falcate,
acute, basally tapered, glossy, green, thick, concolorous, 516 cm long,
24 mm wide; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled, Petioles 1217
mm long. Lateral veins obscure, acute, widely spaced.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters
11-flowered to more than 11 flowered, regular. Peduncles narrowly flattened or
angular (to 3mm wide), 812 mm long. Pedicels terete, 45 mm long.
Flowers: Buds clavate, not glaucous or pruinose, 46 mm long,
24 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; persisting to anthesis. Calyptra
hemispherical, 1 times as long as hypanthium, narrower than hypanthium or as
wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits hemispherical to pyriform, pedicellate, 4 locular,
46 mm long, 46 mm diam. Disc flat. Valves rim-level. Chaff cuboid,
chaff same colour as seed.
Occurrence: Widespread and locally abundant; dry sclerophyll woodland
on relatively poor often shallow sandy soils.
Distribution: N.S.W. N.S.W. regions Central Coast, or South Coast, or
Central Tablelands, or Southern Tablelands.