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The journal of the Western Australian Herbarium

A taxonomic revision of the Eucalyptus striaticalyx group (Eucalyptus series Rufispermae : Myrtaceae)

A taxonomic revision of Eucalyptus striaticalyx W. Fitzg. sens. lat. has been undertaken based on morphological characteristics observed through field studies, herbarium research and seedling trials. E. striaticalyx W. Fitzg. subsp. striaticalyx, from the northern goldfields and E. clelandii F. Muell. from the central goldfields of Western Australia are treated and new taxa are described here as E. striaticalyx subsp. delicata Nicolle & P.J. Lang, restricted to a couple of lunette systems in the northern goldfields of Western Australia, E. gypsophila Nicolle, widespread in the Great Victoria Desert of Western Australia and South Australia, with remnant populations extending to the Gascoyne Region of Western Australia, E. repullulans Nicolle from the Pilbara area of Western Australia, and E. canescens Nicolle (with subsp. canescens and subsp. beadellii Nicolle), apparently endemic to the southern Great Victoria Desert of South Australia. Keys, maps and representative illustrations for all the described species are provided.

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