Queensland Native Seeds

Eucalyptus sideroxylon

Scientific NameEucalyptus sideroxylon
CategoriesTree
Common Name(s)Mugga, Red Ironbark
FamilyMyrtaceae

Description

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

Notes

Eucalyptus sideroxylon is usually encountered on poor soils. The inflorescences are often but not always red. The bark is particularly dark and deeply fissured.

Historical Notes

Distribution

"South-eastern Queensland from Texas to Wallangarra to north of Tara, with scattered occurrences north to Wondai SF, Barakula SF, and an outlier near the Maranoa River, north-west of Injune; also widespread on the western slopes and plains of New South Wales; extending into an adjacent area of Victoria near Chiltern." (Brooker, M.I.H., and Kleinig, D.A., 2004)

Distribution Map | Eucalyptus sideroxylon | 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 26, 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_sideroxylon.htm

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