|Common Name(s)||White Gum, Poplar Gum|
"Tree to c. 20 m tall, often deciduous during the hotter drier months prior to the wet season. Forming a lignotuber." (Euclid, 4th Ed.)
A very noticeable eucalypt due to its smooth white bark and broad leaves to 12cm in width.
"Eastern Queensland from about Rockhampton northwards and inland towards Pentland and Einasleigh; endemic." (Brooker, M.I.H., and Kleinig, D.A., 2004)
EUCLID Eucalypts of Australia Edition 4 (2015, internet based, hosted by the Atlas of Living Australia). Date accessed: Oct 24, 2019.
http://keyserver.lucidcentral.org:8080/euclid/data/02050e02-0108-490e-8900-0e0601070d00/media/Html/Eucalyptus_platyphylla.htm Brooker M.I.H., Kleinig D.A. (2004) ‘Field guide to eucalypts. Vol. 3. 2nd edn. (Bloomings Books: Melbourne)