Common name: Red Stringybark
Eucalyptus cannonii R.T.Baker APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus macrorhyncha subsp. cannonii (R.T.Baker) L.A.S.Johnson & Blaxell APNI*
Description: Tree to 15 m high; bark persistent throughout, grey to red-brown, stringy.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate, glossy green, hispid.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 10–19 cm long, 1.5–2.5 cm wide, green, dull to semi-glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle angular, 10–20 mm long; pedicels terete or angular, 1–4 mm long. Buds fusiform with a distinct medial rim, 8–16 mm long, 5–8 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra conical, as long and as wide as hypanthium, ± angular.
Fruit globose or turbinate, often with a distinct medial rim, ± angular, 7–12 mm long, 10–15 mm diam.; disc raised; valves exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally frequent but restricted, in sclerophyll woodland on shallow soil on rises; Rylstone to upper Wolgan Valley.
NSW subdivisions: CT, CWS
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: J.T. Hunter & M. White (1999)
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