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Eucalyptus nitens
(shining gum)

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Eucalyptus nitens (shining gum)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 11 October 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Eucalyptus nitens
  • Preferred Common Name
  • shining gum
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Charcoal
  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Fuelwood
  • Honey/honey flora
  • Shade and shelter

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Stand of E. nitens. Victoria, Australia.
TitleStand
CaptionStand of E. nitens. Victoria, Australia.
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Stand of E. nitens. Victoria, Australia.
StandStand of E. nitens. Victoria, Australia.©CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
Victoria, Australia.
TitleStand
CaptionVictoria, Australia.
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Victoria, Australia.
StandVictoria, Australia.©CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
Victoria, Australia.
TitleBole
CaptionVictoria, Australia.
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Victoria, Australia.
BoleVictoria, Australia.©CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products
TitleBark Bark
Caption
CopyrightAustralian National Herbarium, Canberra
Bark BarkAustralian National Herbarium, Canberra
TitleBark
Caption
CopyrightAustralian National Herbarium, Canberra
BarkAustralian National Herbarium, Canberra
TitleBuds
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CopyrightAustralian National Herbarium, Canberra
BudsAustralian National Herbarium, Canberra
TitleFruit
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TitleFruit
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FruitAustralian National Herbarium, Canberra

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Eucalyptus nitens (H. Deane & Maiden) Maiden

Preferred Common Name

  • shining gum

Other Scientific Names

  • Eucalyptus goniocalyx var. nitens H. Deane & Maiden

Local Common Names

  • Australia: silvertop
  • Brazil: eucalipto
  • Germany: Eukalyptus, Silber-
  • Italy: eucalipto brillante

EPPO code

  • EUCNT (Eucalyptus nitens)

Taxonomic Tree

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

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Shade and shelter

Fuels

  • Charcoal
  • Fuelwood

Human food and beverage

  • Honey/honey flora

Materials

  • Fibre
  • Miscellaneous materials
  • Wood/timber

Wood Products

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Charcoal

Furniture

Pulp

  • Short-fibre pulp

Roundwood

  • Pit props

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • Carpentry/joinery (exterior/interior)
  • Flooring
  • For light construction
  • Wall panelling

Veneers

Wood-based materials

  • Plywood