Queensland Native Seeds

Eucalyptus pilligaensis

Scientific NameEucalyptus pilligaensis
Common Name(s)Narrow-Leaved Grey Box


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


Eucalyptus pilligaensis is a grey box closely related to E.microcarpa, E.moluccana and E.albens but having the narowest leaves and fruit in this group of taxa. The adult leaves are green. As could be expected, the seed and chaff volumes are relatively very low.

Historical Notes


"Small to medium sized tree of the northern part of the western slopes and plains of New South Wales extending into Queensland from Texas and Goondiwindi north to Warrego Highway east and west of Miles;" (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: Oct 10, 2019. 


http://keyserver.lucidcentral.org:8080/euclid/data/02050e02-0108-490e-8900-0e0601070d00/media/Html/Eucalyptus_pilligaensis.htm D.A. (2004) ‘Field guide to eucalypts. Vol. 3. 2nd edn. (Bloomings Books: Melbourne)