Queensland Native Seeds

Eucalyptus camaldulensis

Scientific NameEucalyptus camaldulensis
CategoriesTree
Common Name(s)Red River Gum
FamilyMyrtaceae

Description

"Tree to 45 m tall. Lignotuber often absent. Bark smooth to small branches or with a few rough loose grey basal slabs; smooth bark white, cream and pale grey with yellow, pink or brown patches." (Euclid, 4th Ed.)

Notes

Another of the red gums heavily utilised within mined land rehabilitation and to this end we have an interest in the inherent tolerance Eucalyptus camaldulensis shows to problematic levels of salinity.

Historical Notes

Distribution

"Eucalyptus camaldulensis is the most widespread species of eucalypt in Australia occurring in every mainland State. It is notably a tree of riverine sites whether of permanent or seasonal water." (Euclid, 4th Ed.)

Distribution Map | Eucalyptus camaldulensis | Queensland Native Seeds

Eucalyptus camaldulensis | inflorescence, fruit | Queensland Native Seeds

References and Related Links

EUCLID Eucalypts of Australia Edition 4 (2015, internet based, hosted by the Atlas of Living Australia). Date accessed: Sept 27, 2019

http://keyserver.lucidcentral.org:8080/euclid/data/02050e02-0108-490e-8900-0e0601070d00/media/Html/index.htm

http://keyserver.lucidcentral.org:8080/euclid/data/02050e02-0108-490e-8900-0e0601070d00/media/Html/Eucalyptus_camaldulensis_var._camaldulensis.htm

http://keyserver.lucidcentral.org:8080/euclid/data/02050e02-0108-490e-8900-0e0601070d00/media/Html/Red_gums.htm

Brooker M.I.H., Kleinig D.A. (2004) ‘Field guide to eucalypts. Vol. 3. 2nd edn. (Bloomings Books: Melbourne)