Queensland Native Seeds

Eucalyptus platyphylla

Scientific NameEucalyptus platyphylla
CategoriesTree
Common Name(s)White Gum, Poplar Gum
FamilyMyrtaceae

Description

"Tree to c. 20 m tall, often deciduous during the hotter drier months prior to the wet season. Forming a lignotuber." (Euclid, 4th Ed.)

Notes

A very noticeable eucalypt due to its smooth white bark and broad leaves to 12cm in width.

Historical Notes

Distribution

"Eastern Queensland from about Rockhampton northwards and inland towards Pentland and Einasleigh; endemic." (Brooker, M.I.H., and Kleinig, D.A., 2004)

Distribution Map | Eucalyptus platyphylla | Queensland Native Seeds

Eucalyptus platyphylla | juvenile | Queensland Native Seeds
Eucalyptus platyphylla | inflorescence bud | Queensland Native Seeds
Eucalyptus platyphylla | foliage | Queensland Native Seeds
Eucalyptus platyphylla | habit | 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: Oct 24, 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_platyphylla.htm Brooker M.I.H., Kleinig D.A. (2004) ‘Field guide to eucalypts. Vol. 3. 2nd edn. (Bloomings Books: Melbourne)