Queensland Native Seeds

Eucalyptus dealbata

Scientific NameEucalyptus dealbata
CategoriesTree
Common Name(s)Tumble-down Red Gum, Hill Redgum, Tumbledown Gum
FamilyMyrtaceae

Description

"Tree to 25 m tall." (Euclid, 4th Ed.)

Notes

Eucalyptus dealbata is a red gum from which seed is efficiently collected, especially owing to it relatively low stature and accessibility. The taxon is reasonably recognisable. The canopy may have a bluish appearance and the flower buds are glaucous.

Historical Notes

Distribution

"South-eastern Queensland, north from Wallangarra almost to Leyburn and south-west to west of Texas; also tablelands and western slopes of New South Wales, of scattered occurrence; often favouring stony rises." (Brooker, M.I.H., and Kleinig, D.A., 2004)

References and Related Links

EUCLID Eucalypts of Australia Edition 4 (2015, internet based, hosted by the Atlas of Living Australia). Date accessed: March 11, 2021.

https://apps.lucidcentral.org/euclid/text/entities/eucalyptus_dealbata.htm

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