in K.Rule, Muelleria 37: 50 (2018)
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Shrub or mallee, 2–5 m high; bark smooth throughout. Juvenile leaves narrow-lanceolate, 4–7 cm long, 0.5–1.0 cm wide, blue-green. Adult leaves semi-erect, narrow-lanceolate to lanceolate, 4–8 cm long, 0.6–1.1 cm wide, green with a bluish tinge, sub-lustrous to lustrous. Inflorescence 7–11-flowered; peduncle 0.3–0.7 cm long; buds ovoid, 4–5 mm long, 2–3 mm diam., pedicles 1–3 mm long. Fruit hemispherical to cupular, 4–5 mm long, 3–4 mm diam. Flowers summer.
Occurs on shallow sands or laterite rises from the Nurcoung area with small stands also recorded from the margins of the bushland surrounding Mt Arapiles.
Also see note under Eucalyptus polybractea subsp. subcerea.