Common name: Little Sally, Narrow-leaved Sally
Eucalyptus moorei Maiden & Cambage APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus sp. MAKMC sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Description: Mallee to 6 m high, rarely 10 m; bark smooth, white, grey or green, shedding in ribbons.
Juvenile leaves opposite, narrow-lanceolate, dull grey-green.
Adult leaves disjunct, narrow-lanceolate or lanceolate, 4–7 cm long, 0.5–1 cm wide, grey-green, dull, concolorous, veins subparallel. Umbellasters > 11-flowered; peduncle terete, 3 mm long. Buds sessile, fusiform, 4–7 mm long, 1–3 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra conical or elongate acute, as long and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit globose or hemispherical, 3–4 mm long, 3–4 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally abundant, in mallee heath on poorly drained sandy soil; from Mt Wilson to Budawang Ra. with an outlying stand in Gibraltar Ra.
NSW subdivisions: CT, ST
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
| ||Key to the subspecies|| |
|1||Adult leaves <6 cm long||subsp. moorei|
|Adult leaves often >6 cm long||subsp. serpentinicola|
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