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Eucalyptus tereticornis

Eucalyptus tereticornis Sm., Zool. Bot. New Holland 41 (1793).
TYPE: New South Wales, Port Jackson, J. White 1793 (holo LINN, iso BM (2)). No type was cited.
Eucalyptus insignis Naudin, Descr. Emploi Eucalyptus 2nd Mem. 30 (1891).
TYPE: cult. Villa Thuret, France, C. Naudin, 26 Jun 1886 (syn P), 17 Aug 1887 (syn P). Naudin cited no specimens, but referred to plants growing at Villa Thuret. Two specimens held at P are labeled 'E. insignis, Villa Thuret, C. Naudin' and dated 26 Jun 1886 and 17 Aug 1887 respectively.
Eucalyptus populifolia Desf., Cat. Pl. Hort. Paris ed. 3 408 (1829).
TYPE: 'Hort. Celsian. Ex horto dom. Cels. Parisiis 1820 sub. mon. indic. et E. aromatica' (holo W.). No type was cited. Maiden (C.R.4: 3) discussed this specimen and typification of this name, and stated that his identification was not certain.
Eucalyptus umbellata var. pruiniflora Blakely, Key Eucalypts 130 (1934).
TYPE: Victoria, Invermichie school, nr. Munro, Gippsland, H. Hopkins, 30 Apr 1912 (holo NSW). Specimen labelled 'Type' by Blakely. Cited as "V. - Heart Wharf, Lower Latrobe River, Raymond Island, Lake King, Glengarry, near Munro (H. Hopkins)."

Eucalyptus angulosa Naudin ex Maiden, Herb. Mus. Paris ().
nom. nud.
Eucalyptus coronata Tausch ex Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus (1902).
Eucalyptus foeld-bay Naudin ex Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus (1902).
Eucalyptus oppositifolia Noisette ex Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus (1904).
Eucalyptus ciminica R. Br. ex Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus (1902).
nom. nud.
Eucalyptus semisupera R. Br. ex Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus (1902).
nom. nud.
Eucalyptus triplinervis Tausch ex Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus (1902).
nom. nud.

Habit: Tree, Height to 50 m high.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, white or grey, shedding in large plates or flakes. Branchlets green. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons obreniform (bilobed).
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, broad lanceolate to ovate, straight, entire, glossy green, petiolate, 21 cm long, 10 mm wide. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow lanceolate or lanceolate, falcate, rounded, basally tapered, dull, green, thick, concolorous, 10–20 cm long, 1–3 mm wide; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled, Petioles 13–24 mm long. Lateral veins prominent, acute or obtuse, moderately spaced.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered to 11-flowered (sometimes), regular. Peduncles narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide), 7–25 mm long. Pedicels terete, 3–10 mm long.
Flowers: Buds cylindrical or fusiform, not glaucous or pruinose, 10–20 mm long, 4–8 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra conical or elongate acute, 3 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits globose or ovoid, pedicellate, 4–5 locular, 4–6 mm long, 4–8 mm diam. Disc raised. Valves exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid, chaff distinctly different in colour from seed.

Occurrence: Community dominant; widespread in grassy; wet or dry forests or woodlands on soils of medium to high fertility.
Distribution: Qld, or N.S.W., or Vic. N.S.W. regions North Coast, or Central Coast, or South Coast, or Northern Tablelands, or Central Tablelands, or Southern Tablelands, or Central Western Slopes.

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