Common name: Yapunyah
Eucalyptus ochrophloia F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Tree to 20 m high (often less); bark persistent on lower or full trunk, grey to grey-brown, fibrous-flaky (`box'), smooth above, glossy, red-brown or red, shedding in short ribbons.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, lanceolate, dull green.
Adult leaves disjunct, narrow-lanceolate, 12–18 cm long, 1–1.8 cm wide, green, dull, concolorous. Conflorescence compound; umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle 4-angled, 8–13 mm long; pedicels terete or angular, 5–14 mm long. Buds cylindrical, conical or fusiform, 10–17 mm long, 4–5 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra conical, shorter than and wider than hypanthium. All stamens fertile.
Fruit cylindrical or ovoid or urceolate, ± angular, 10–18 mm long, 7–12 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally frequent but scattered, in grassy woodland on heavy calcareous soils along broad flat seasonal watercourses; Paroo R. north from east of White Cliffs.
NSW subdivisions: NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K. Hill
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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