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Eucalyptus woodwardii

Eucalyptus woodwardii Maiden, J. Nat. Hist. Sci. Soc. Western Australia 3: 2 (1910).
TYPE: Western Australia, 120 miles east of Kalgoorlie, Transcontinental Railway Survey, H. Deane, May 1909 (holo NSW, iso FRI, K, PERTH (2)).


Habit: Tree.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, white or grey or pink. Pith glands present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons obreniform (bilobed).
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, lanceolate to ovate, straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, not falcate, acuminate, basally tapered, dull, grey-green, thick, concolorous. Lateral veins obscure, acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 3-flowered to 7-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds rostrate or urceolate, pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical and rostrate, 2 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; striate. Hypanthium striate. Flowers yellow.
Fruits: Fruits urceolate or campanulate. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed or rim-level. Seeds red. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid, chaff same colour as seed.

Distribution: W.A.

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