Common name: Bogong Gum
Eucalyptus chapmaniana Cameron APNI*
Description: Tree to 30 m high; bark persistent on lower to full trunk, grey-brown to red-brown, shortly fibrous, smooth above, grey, shedding in long ribbons.
Juvenile leaves opposite, orbiculate, glaucous.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 15–30 cm long, 2–4 cm wide, grey-green, dull, concolorous. Umbellasters 3-flowered; peduncle narrowly flattened or angular, 6–13 mm long; pedicels terete, 0–4 mm long. Buds clavate or shortly fusiform, glaucous, 6–10 mm long, 3–5 mm diam., scar present; calyptra conical (beaked), shorter than and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit cylindrical or ovoid, 8–12 mm long, 8–11 mm diam.; disc raised; valves exserted.
Distribution and occurrence: Uncommon and scattered, in grassy or shrubby woodland on moderately fertile soils on steep slopes at high elevations; south from Khancoban.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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