Congoo Mallee, White Mallee, Dumosa Mallee, Cong Mallee
Mallee or tree to 10m tall. Bark rough below, smooth above. Oil glands in the branchlet pith. Leaves aromatic when crushed, alternating up the stems. Leaves 4.8-12cm long, 8-25mm wide, flat, hairless, dull and pale or occasionally glossy green. Bud caps shorter than the base. Flowers white, with 0 petals, in clusters of 3-13 at the bases of the leaves. Buds and nuts often with longitudinal lines or ribs. Nut valves not very noticeable.
Description (page 529) and line drawing of bud and nut (Fig. 57d page 531) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales.
Description and photographs in the DVD/thumb drive Euclid