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Eucalyptus exserta
(Queensland peppermint)

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Eucalyptus exserta (Queensland peppermint)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Eucalyptus exserta
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Queensland peppermint
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae

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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Mundubbera, Queensland, Australia.
TitleTree habit
CaptionMundubbera, Queensland, Australia.
CopyrightDoug Boland/CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
Mundubbera, Queensland, Australia.
Tree habitMundubbera, Queensland, Australia.Doug Boland/CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
Central Queensland, Australia.
TitleTree habit
CaptionCentral Queensland, Australia.
CopyrightDoug Boland/CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
Central Queensland, Australia.
Tree habitCentral Queensland, Australia.Doug Boland/CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
Tree 20 km west of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.
TitleBark
CaptionTree 20 km west of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.
CopyrightDoug Boland/CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
Tree 20 km west of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.
BarkTree 20 km west of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.Doug Boland/CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Eucalyptus exserta F. Muell.

Preferred Common Name

  • Queensland peppermint

Other Scientific Names

  • Eucalyptus exserta var. parvula Blakely
  • Eucalyptus insulana F. M. Bailey

Local Common Names

  • Australia: peppermint; yellow messmate
  • Brazil: eucalipto

Trade name

  • Queensland peppermint

Taxonomic Tree

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

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Leptocybe invasa (blue gum chalcid)

Wood Products

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Boats

Furniture

Roundwood

  • Building poles
  • Piles
  • Pit props
  • Posts

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • Carpentry/joinery (exterior/interior)
  • Exterior fittings
  • Fences
  • Flooring
  • For heavy construction
  • For light construction

Vehicle bodies

Veneers

Wood-based materials

  • Plywood

Woodware

  • Industrial and domestic woodware
  • Sports equipment
  • Toys
  • Turnery