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Affinities.

It is known as “Narrow-leaved Box,” and best deserves this name of all the Boxes. This, combined with the remarkably small fruit, readily separates it from such species. From E. Woollsiana R. T. Baker, E. odorata Behr and Schlecht., E. hemiphloia F.v.M. var. microcarpa, E. conica Maiden, all Boxes, like it, with pale timbers and similar bark, it is distinguished by its very narrow juvenile leaves and usually narrower mature leaves. From E. bicolor A. Cunn., which has narrow juvenile leaves, it is sharply separated by the thick, dark bark and red-brown timber.

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