Eucalyptus langleyi L.A.S.Johnson & Blaxell APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus sp. MAKDE sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Description: Mallee to 6 m high; bark smooth, grey, green or pink, shedding ribbons.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, broad-lanceolate to ovate, glossy green.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 8–18 cm long, 1.8–4.0 cm wide, green, glossy, concolorous. Umbellasters 7–11-flowered; peduncle broadly flattened, 8–12 mm long; pedicels angular, 0–2 mm long. Buds clavate or fusiform, ± angular, 11–14 mm long, 4–6 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra hemispherical, shorter than and as wide as hypanthium, minutely warty.
Fruit globose or hemispherical or urceolate, 4 locular, ribbed, 8–10 mm long, 8–10 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed.
Distribution and occurrence: Restricted and localized, in mallee shrubland on poorly drained shallow sand on sandstone; confined to Nowra district.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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