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Eucalyptus wandoo

Eucalyptus wandoo Blakely, Key Eucalypts 112 (1934).
TYPE: Western Australia, Kalgan R., A. Oldfield 3416 (syn K); Upper Kalgan, A. Oldfield (syn K). Cited as "Kalgan river, 'White Gum', Oldfield."
Eucalyptus redunca var. elata Benth., Fl. Austral. 3: 253 (1867).
TYPE: Western Australia, Kalgan R., A. Oldfield 3416 (syn K); Upper Kalgan, A. Oldfield (syn K).


Habit: Tree.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, white or yellow. 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 or lanceolate, falcate, acuminate, basally tapered, dull, green or grey-green, thick, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute or obtuse.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters more than 11 flowered. Peduncles terete or narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm wide).
Flowers: Buds fusiform, not glaucous or pruinose. 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 cylindrical or pyriform. Disc depressed. Valves rim-level or exserted. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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