Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 23: 164 (1898) APNI
Tree to 25 m tall; bark rough over whole trunk and larger branches, fibrous, usually tessellated and mottled grey and white. Juvenile leaves sessile, becoming shortly petiolate, opposite for many pairs, orbicular to ovate, crenulate, to 10 cm long, 8 cm wide, glaucous; adult leaves petiolate, alternate, lanceolate, 12–20 cm long, 1.5–2.5 cm wide, concolorous, glossy, green; reticulation dense, with few, small, island oil glands, sometimes apparently glandless. Inflorescences axillary, unbranched; peduncles to 1.5 cm long, 7-flowered; buds pedicellate, ovoid, to 0.8 cm long, 0.4 cm diam., scar present; operculum beaked or conical; stamens irregularly flexed; anthers dorsifixed, cuneate; ovules in 4 vertical rows; flowers white. Fruit pedicellate, hemispherical, to 0.7 cm long, 0.7 cm diam.; disc raised-annular; valves 3(4), exserted; seed brownish-black, flattened-ellipsoid, shallowly reticulate, hilum ventral. Flowers Jan.–Mar.
CVU, DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, HNF, HSF, NIS, Strz, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also Qld, NSW, ACT. Commonly a tree of fertile alluvial flats.
In Gippsland from Delegate west to Ensay and Glenmaggie, and north of the Great Dividing Range in Upper Murray Valley, Ovens Valley and Warby Range
Far more widespread and occurs further inland and on colder sites than the related Eucalyptus angophoroides.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|