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Eucalyptus tereticornis
(forest red gum)

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Eucalyptus tereticornis (forest red gum)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 27 September 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Eucalyptus tereticornis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • forest red gum
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae

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Single tree south of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.
TitleMature tree
CaptionSingle tree south of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.
CopyrightGeorge Chippendale/CSIRO Forestry & Forest Product
Single tree south of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.
Mature treeSingle tree south of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.George Chippendale/CSIRO Forestry & Forest Product
Trees south of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.
TitleMature trees
CaptionTrees south of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.
CopyrightGeorge Chippendale/CSIRO Forestry & Forest Product
Trees south of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.
Mature treesTrees south of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.George Chippendale/CSIRO Forestry & Forest Product
Bark on tree south of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.
TitleBark
CaptionBark on tree south of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.
CopyrightGeorge Chippendale/CSIRO Forestry & Forest Product
Bark on tree south of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.
BarkBark on tree south of Gayndah, Queensland, Australia.George Chippendale/CSIRO Forestry & Forest Product
TitleFlowers
Caption
CopyrightGeorge Chippendale/CSIRO Forestry & Forest Product
FlowersGeorge Chippendale/CSIRO Forestry & Forest Product
1. habit
2. flowering branch
3. juvenile leaf
4. adult leaf
5. flower buds
6. fruits
TitleLine artwork
Caption1. habit 2. flowering branch 3. juvenile leaf 4. adult leaf 5. flower buds 6. fruits
CopyrightPROSEA Foundation
1. habit
2. flowering branch
3. juvenile leaf
4. adult leaf
5. flower buds
6. fruits
Line artwork1. habit 2. flowering branch 3. juvenile leaf 4. adult leaf 5. flower buds 6. fruitsPROSEA Foundation

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Eucalyptus tereticornis Sm.

Preferred Common Name

  • forest red gum

Other Scientific Names

  • Eucalyptus subulata A. Cunn. ex Schauer
  • Eucalyptus tereticornis var. pruiniflora (Blakely) Cameron
  • Eucalyptus umbellata auct. non (Gaertn.) Domin
  • Eucalyptus umbellata var. media Blakely
  • Eucalyptus umbellata var. pruiniflora Blakely

Local Common Names

  • Australia: bastard-box; flooded gum; grey gum; mountain gum; Queensland blue gum; red ironbark; red irongum; red irongum; stinking gum
  • Australia/Queensland: blue gum; red irongum
  • Brazil: eucalipto; eucalipto
  • China: xi ye an

EPPO code

  • EUCTR (Eucalyptus tereticornis)

Trade name

  • forest red gum

Taxonomic Tree

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