Common name: mountain mahogany
Eucalyptus notabilis Maiden APNI*
Description: Tree to 30 m high; bark persistent, grey to red-brown, stringy.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, ovate to broad-lanceolate, glossy dark green.
Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 10–15 cm long, 1.7–2.5 cm wide, dark green, glossy, discolorous, penniveined. Umbellasters 7–11-flowered; peduncle flattened or angular, 6–13 mm long; pedicels terete, 0–5 mm long. Buds ovoid, clavate or conical, 9–13 mm long, 4–6 mm diam., scar present; calyptra conical or hemispherical, as long and at least as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit conical or hemispherical, ± ribbed, 6–8 mm long, 6–10 mm diam.; disc flat; valves exserted. Locally abundant, in wet or dry sclerophyll forest on sandy soils of medium fertility; north from Bargo.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, NT
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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