Eucalyptus copulans L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill APNI*
Description: Tree to 10 m high; bark smooth, grey or green, shedding in ribbons.
Juvenile leaves opposite, narrow-elliptic, dull grey-green.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate to broad-lanceolate, 6–12 cm long, 1–1.8 cm wide, green, glossy, concolorous, veins subparallel. Umbellasters ≥ 11-flowered; peduncle terete, 3–8 mm long; pedicels terete, 0–1 mm long. Buds fusiform, 6–8 mm long, 2–2.5 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra acute-conical, at least as long as and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit globose, 4–6 mm long, 4–5 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed.
Distribution and occurrence: Known from two specimens in Wentworth Falls. In open woodland on swampy sandy soil.
NSW subdivisions: CT
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
This species is considered data-deficient by Saving our Species (SoS, DPIE) which means a conservation project cannot be developed for it. Visit their website and contact SoS if you have additional information.
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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