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Eucalyptus dunnii
(Dunn's white gum)

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Eucalyptus dunnii (Dunn's white gum)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Eucalyptus dunnii
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Dunn's white gum
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Charcoal
  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Fibre
  • Fuelwood
  • Wood/timber

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
New South Wales, Australia.
TitleNatural stand
CaptionNew South Wales, Australia.
Copyright©CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
New South Wales, Australia.
Natural standNew South Wales, Australia.©CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
New South Wales, Australia.
TitleMature tree in natural stand
CaptionNew South Wales, Australia.
Copyright©CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
New South Wales, Australia.
Mature tree in natural standNew South Wales, Australia.©CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
20-year-old seed production area in Brazil.
TitleSeed production area
Caption20-year-old seed production area in Brazil.
CopyrightC. Harwood/CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
20-year-old seed production area in Brazil.
Seed production area20-year-old seed production area in Brazil.C. Harwood/CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
South Africa.
Title12-year-old planting
CaptionSouth Africa.
Copyright©Brian Gunn/CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
South Africa.
12-year-old plantingSouth Africa.©Brian Gunn/CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
Lower basal bark on mature tree.
TitleBark
CaptionLower basal bark on mature tree.
Copyright©CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
Lower basal bark on mature tree.
BarkLower basal bark on mature tree.©CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
Bark on upper bole of mature tree.
TitleBark
CaptionBark on upper bole of mature tree.
Copyright©CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
Bark on upper bole of mature tree.
BarkBark on upper bole of mature tree.©CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
TitleBuds
Caption
CopyrightAustralian National Herbarium, Canberra
BudsAustralian National Herbarium, Canberra
TitleFruit
Caption
CopyrightAustralian National Herbarium, Canberra
FruitAustralian National Herbarium, Canberra

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Eucalyptus dunnii Maiden

Preferred Common Name

  • Dunn's white gum

Local Common Names

  • Australia: Killarney ash; white gum
  • Australia/Queensland: Killarney ash
  • Brazil: eucalipto

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Myrtales
  •                         Family: Myrtaceae
  •                             Genus: Eucalyptus
  •                                 Species: Eucalyptus dunnii

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Erosion control or dune stabilization

Fuels

  • Charcoal
  • Fuelwood

Materials

  • Fibre
  • Wood/timber

Wood Products

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Charcoal

Pulp

  • Short-fibre pulp

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • Carpentry/joinery (exterior/interior)
  • For light construction

Veneers

Wood-based materials

  • Particleboard
  • Plywood