in Walp., Repert. Bot. Syst. 2: 924 (1843) APNI
Tree to 20(–40) m tall or mallee; bark rough. Crown of mature tree mostly of orbicular juvenile to broadly elliptic late intermediate leaves, less often with crown of lanceolate leaves. Juvenile leaves petiolate, opposite for few pairs then alternate, orbicular, often emarginate, to 6.5 cm long, 8 cm wide, dull, grey-green or green, not or slightly glaucous on stems and leaves; reticulation very dense, with sparse or obscure oil glands. Inflorescences terminal panicles; peduncles to 1 cm long, 7-flowered; buds pedicellate, diamond-shaped, glaucous, to 0.6 cm long, 0.3 cm diam., scar present; operculum hemispherical to conical; stamens inflexed with outer staminodes; anthers adnate, cuboid; whole androecium may be shed intact as a ring; ovules in 4 vertical rows; flowers white. Fruit pedicellate, obconical, to 0.7 cm long, 0.4 cm diam.; disc descending; valves 3 or 4, below thin, often split, rim; seed brown, irregularly ovoid and slightly flattened, surface shallowly reticulate, hilum ventral.
CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, Gold, HFE, HNF, HSF, MonT, NIS, OtP, SnM, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, Wim.
4 subspecies, 3 in Victoria.
|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|