Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus 2: 272 (1913) APNI
Tree to 70 m tall; bark smooth, grey or greenish, shedding in long strips. Juvenile leaves sessile, opposite for many nodes, elliptic to ovate, to 17 cm long, 8 cm wide, glaucous; adult leaves petiolate, alternate, lanceolate to narrowly lanceolate, margins entire, 13–24 cm long, 1.5–2.5 cm wide, concolorous, glossy, green; reticulation dense, broken, oil glands often obscure. Inflorescences axillary, unbranched; peduncles to 1 cm long, 7-flowered; buds sessile, cylindric to broadly fusiform, to 0.7 cm long, 0.3 cm diam., scar present; operculum conical; stamens inflexed; anthers dorsifixed, cuneate; ovules in 4 vertical rows; flowers white. Fruit sessile, cupular, to 0.7 cm long, 0.6 cm diam.; disc descending; valves 3 or 4, rim level; seed brown-black, ellipsoid, lacunose, shallowly reticulate, hilum ventral. Flowers Jan.–Mar.
EGL, EGU, HNF, HSF, MonT, Strz, VAlp, VVP. Also NSW. In Victoria occurring at high altitudes on the Great Dividing Range from the Blue Range, Mt Monda and Mt Torbreck east to Mt Selma and Mt Wellington, extending south to Mt Erica, but with an outlying easterly population at Mt Kaye.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|