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Eucalyptus yilgarnensis

Eucalyptus yilgarnensis (Maiden) Brooker, Nuytsia 5(3): 366 (1986).
Eucalyptus yilgarnensis Diels ex Maiden, Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus 1: 82 (1903).
TYPE: Western Australia, Yilgarn & Coolgardie Goldfields, E. Pritzel 332 (holo NSW, iso BM, G, K, W)


Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark persistent throughout or persistent on trunk and larger branches or persistent to smaller branches, minorichie, grey, grey or copper. Pith glands absent; Bark glands absent. Cotyledons bisected.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves disjunct early, lanceolate to ovate, straight, entire, dull grey green, petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow lanceolate, not falcate, acuminate, basally tapered, glossy, green, thin, concolorous. Lateral veins prominent, very acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 7-flowered to 11-flowered. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds ovoid or pyriform or clavate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, 1 times as long as hypanthium, narrower than hypanthium or as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or urceolate. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed. Chaff dimorphic, linear and cuboid.

Distribution: W.A.

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