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Blakely's Red Gum

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    Eucalyptus blakelyi: Brief Summary
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    Eucalyptus blakelyi, known as the Blakely's red gum is a common eucalyptus tree of the tablelands of New South Wales and adjacent areas in Queensland and Victoria. Growing to 10–24 metres (33–79 ft) tall, the trunk is smooth, with shedding scales of bark, revealing varying colours of pink, white and grey. This species is often a victim of eucalyptus dieback.

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    Eucalyptus blakelyi, known as the Blakely's red gum is a common eucalyptus tree of the tablelands of New South Wales and adjacent areas in Queensland and Victoria. Growing to 10–24 metres (33–79 ft) tall, the trunk is smooth, with shedding scales of bark, revealing varying colours of pink, white and grey.[1] This species is often a victim of eucalyptus dieback.[2]

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    • "Eucalyptus blakelyi". PlantNET - NSW Flora Online. Retrieved 2010-02-04..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
    • A Field Guide to Eucalypts - Brooker & Kleinig volume 1, ISBN 0-909605-62-9 page165

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Morphology

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    Trees, to 21 m tall. Bark white or gray with grayish blue, pink, or cream colored patches, smooth, exfoliating. Branchlets slender, ridged. Young leaves opposite, shortly petiolate; leaf blade ovate to rounded, 7-10 × 5-7 cm, leathery, glaucescent. Mature leaves with a slender 1.5-2.5 cm petiole; leaf blade lanceolate, 9-18 × 1.5-3 cm, falcate, leathery, secondary veins at an angle of ca. 45° from midvein, intramarginal veins near to margin. Inflorescences axillary, simple, umbels 4-8-flowered; peduncle 1-1.5 cm, slender, terete. Flower buds spindle-shaped, 7-10 × 4-5 mm. Hypanthium semiglobose, 2-3 mm; stipe ca. 3 mm; calyptra long awl-shaped, 5-7 mm. Capsule semiglobose, 5-6 × ca. 5 mm; disk broad; valves 3 or 4, exserted from hypanthium. Fl. Nov-Dec.
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    Flora of China Vol. 13: 323, 326 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Habitat

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    Cultivated in Jiangxi and Yunnan [native to SE Australia].
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    Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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    Flora of China Vol. 13: 323, 326 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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