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Eucalyptus willisii

Eucalyptus willisii Ladiges, Humphries & Brooker, Austral. J. Bot. 31: 583 (1983).
TYPE: Victoria, car park at Mt. Oberon, Wilson's Promontory, M.I.H. Brooker 7792 and P.Y. Ladiges, 27 Nov 1982 (holo MEL, iso FRI, NSW).

Eucalyptus nitida auct. non Hook. f., ().
Eucalyptus vitrea auct. non R. Baker, ().

Habit: Tree or Mallee.
Bark: Bark persistent on lower trunk to persistent on trunk and larger branches, shortly fibrous ("peppermint"), grey, grey or grey-brown. Pith glands present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons reniform.
Leaves: Intermediate leaves opposite, lanceolate, falcate, entire, glaucous, sessile. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow lanceolate or lanceolate, not falcate, acute, oblique, dull, green, thick, concolorous; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, very acute.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence simple, axillary; Umbellasters 11-flowered to more than 11 flowered, regular. Peduncles terete.
Flowers: Buds clavate, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx calyptrate; persisting to anthesis. Calyptra hemispherical, 1 times as long as hypanthium, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits cylindrical or conical. Disc flat. Valves rim-level. Chaff cuboid.

Distribution: W.A., or S.A.

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