Category Archives: Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus jensenii

This Ironbark Tree is found from the Edgar Range south of Broome to the North Kimberley. Often in woodlands with this as the dominant species, it has a dark fissured bark when mature, white flowers and narrow leaves. Superb tree … Continue reading

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Eucalyptus brachyandra

Small tree known as the Red Box, grows typically in and on rocky sandstone cliffs of the West and North Kimberley. Often only has a short trunk to 1 or 2m before branching.

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Eucalyptus lirata

Small tree, called Leatherjacket due to the yellow stringy bark, from the central Kimberley.

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Eucalyptus microtheca

Medium to large tree, with rough box-like bark on trunk, very small seed pods, grows on river flood plains and often called Coolabah Tree.

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Eucalyptus oligantha

. Tall tree, known as Round-leaf Box tree from the North Kimberley

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Eucalyptus pachyphylla

Small to medium Mallee to 3m from desert regions of the SE Kimberley and Pilbara. Called Red-bud Mallee for obvious reasons.  

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Eucalyptus miniata

Tall stately gum tree with large clustered orange flowers and large urn shaped capsules. It has a fibrous bark lower trunk and smooth upper trunk.

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Eucalyptus argillacea

Medium tree from the central Kimberley, with silver grey leaves, box like bark, often called Mt House Box.  

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Eucalyptus brevifolia

Snappy Gum, found on sides and tops of ranges throughout the Kimberley and Pilbara, with similarities to E.leucophloia. Grows to 6-8m with a creamy trunk, small grey-green leaves, small capsules follow cream flowers.

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Eucalyptus ceracea

Rare, tall Mallee from the Seppelt range near the King George River in the NE Kimberley, featuring large broad leaves and orange flowers.

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