Eucalyptus camaldulensis subsp. camaldulensis Dehnh. APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus tereticornis var. rostrata Ewart APNI*
Eucalyptus camaldulensis var. brevirostris (Miq.) Blakely APNI*
Description: Trees, usually with a rough, persistent stocking of bark at the base of the trunk.
Juvenile leaves lanceolate to broad-lanceolate, up to 16.5 cm long and 5 cm wide, green to blue–green. Adult leaves lanceolate to narrow-lanceolate, sometimes falcate, to 30cm long and 2.5 cm wide; venation sparsely to moderately reticulate.
Umbellasters 7–11-flowered; mature buds pedicellate, pedicels 0.3–1 cm long; opercula distinctly beaked.
Flowering: Mostly December to January. Heaviest flowering said to occur on a 2–year cycle.
Distribution and occurrence: Found throughout the Murray-Darling basin.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NWS, CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP, SFWP
This is the most commonly occurring subspecies in the state.
Text by Peter Wilson, Nov 2020
Taxon concept: McDonald et al. (2009), A taxonomic revision of Eucalyptus camaldulensis (Myrtaceae). Australian Systematic Botany 22(4)
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