Angophora leiocarpa

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Angophora leiocarpa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Angophora
Species: A. leiocarpa
Binomial name
Angophora leiocarpa
(L.A.S.Johnson ex G.J.Leach) K.R.Thiele & Ladiges[1]
Synonyms
  • Angophora costata subsp. leiocarpa L.A.S.Johnson ex G.J.Leach
  • Eucalyptus leiocarpa (L.A.S.Johnson ex G.J.Leach) Brooker

Angophora leiocarpa is a tree species that is native to eastern Australia. It grows to 25 metres in height and has smooth grey to cream bark that sheds in small patches revealing pink underneath. Its range extends northwards from Grafton in New South Wales to Queensland.[2]

Angophora leiocarpa was originally described in 1986 as a subspecies of Angophora costata and given the name Angophora costata subsp. leiocarpa. It was reclassified as a species in its own right in 2000.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Angophora leiocarpa (L.A.S.Johnson ex G.J.Leach) K.R.Thiele & Ladiges". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. 
  2. ^ "Angophora leiocarpa (L.A.S.Johnson & G.J.Leach) K.R.Thiele & Ladiges". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 25 March 2012.