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Eucalyptus synandra

Eucalyptus synandra M.D. Crisp, Nuytsia 4(1): 129 fig. 1, 2 (1982).
TYPE: Western Australia, +_ 5 km S of Jingymia, 3031'S, 11725'E, A.S. George 1620, 2 Jan 1981 (holo PERTH, iso CGB, FRI, K, NSW, PERTH).


Habit: Mallee.
Bark: Bark persistent throughout, white or grey. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, broad lanceolate to ovate, straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, linear, falcate, acute, basally tapered, dull, grey-green, thin, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds ovoid or conical, pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra conical or rostrate, 3 times as long as hypanthium, narrower than hypanthium; smooth, or striate. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers cream, or yellow, or pink.
Fruits: Fruits globose or hemispherical. Disc depressed. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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