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Eucalyptus tindaliae

Eucalyptus tindaliae Blakely, in Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus 8: 61 (1929).
TYPE: New South Wales, Orara River, 10 miles E of Ramornie, W.F. Blakely & D.W.C. Shiress, 28 Jul 1922 (lecto NSW, here designated). Cited as "Denman (W. Heron, January, 1909); near Copmanhurst at the head of the salt water, Clarence River; Orara River near Ramornie Meat Works; both localities are in New South Wales (W.F. Blakely and D.W. C. Shiress, 28th July, 1922)."
Eucalyptus phaeotricha Blakely & McKie, Key Eucalypts 182 (1934).
TYPE: Queensland, Beerwah, E.N. McKie, 7.1930 (holo NSW 58853). Cited as "Q. - Beerwah, Rev. E.N. McKie, August, 1930-32, the type."


Habit: Tree, Height to 30 m high.
Bark: Bark persistent throughout, stringy, grey to red-brown. Branchlets green. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons reniform.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, broad lanceolate, straight, entire, glossy green, petiolate, 12 cm long, 5 mm wide. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate or broad lanceolate, falcate, acute or obtuse, oblique, glossy to semi-glossy, green or grey-green, thick, concolorous, 7–13 cm long, 1.3–3 mm wide; Petioles 10–15 mm long. Lateral veins obscure, acute, moderately spaced.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 11-flowered to more than 11 flowered, regular. Peduncles terete or narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide), 4–13 mm long. Pedicels terete, 0–2 mm long.
Flowers: Buds ovoid or clavate or fusiform (short), not glaucous or pruinose, 4–6 mm long, 2–4 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; persisting to anthesis. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium or 2 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits hemispherical or globose (flattened), pedicellate or sessile, 3–4 locular, 4–8 mm long, 6–11 mm diam. Disc raised. Valves rim-level or exserted (slightly). Chaff cuboid, chaff same colour as seed.

Occurrence: Widespread and XXX.
Distribution: Qld. N.S.W. regions North Coast.

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