Eucalyptus baxteri

Common name: 

Brown Stringy-bark

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEJKNPSTWXZ) also SA, NSW

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Drier forests of the Prom, found around Telegraph Saddle car park1

Flower description:

White1

Habit:

Tree to 40 m tall2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

There are 7-5 flower buds per cluster, and caps are warty and blunt. Fruit are rounded with a broad, just ascending disc3

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Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
3 Costermans, L. (2006). “Trees of Victoria and adjoining areas”. Costermans Publishing, Frankston, Victoria.