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Eucalyptus  L'Hér.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 27187

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): gum [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderMyrtales   
                            FamilyMyrtaceae  – myrtles, myrtacées  
                               GenusEucalyptus L'Hér. – gum  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Eucalyptus acaciiformis H. Deane & Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus accedens W. Fitzg.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus acmenoides Schauer – white-mahogany 
                                  Species Eucalyptus agglomerata Maiden – blue-leaf stringybark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus alba Reinw. ex Blume – white eucalyptus 
                                  Species Eucalyptus albens Benth. – whitebox 
                                  Species Eucalyptus albida Maiden & Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus X alpina Lindl. – Grampians gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus amplifolia Naudin – cabbage gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus anceps (R. Br. ex Maiden) Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus andrewsii Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus annulata Benth. – open-fruit mallee 
                                  Species Eucalyptus X antipolitensis Trab. ex Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus apiculata R.T. Baker & H.G. Sm.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus approximans Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus astringens (Maiden) Maiden – brown mallet 
                                  Species Eucalyptus badjensis Beuzev. & M.B. Welch  
                                  Species Eucalyptus baeuerlenii F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus bancroftii (Maiden) Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus banksii Maiden – Tenterfield woollybutt 
                                  Species Eucalyptus baxteri (Benth.) Maiden & Blakely ex J.M. Black – brown stringybark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus behriana F. Muell. – bull mallee 
                                  Species Eucalyptus X beyeri R.T. Baker  
                                  Species Eucalyptus blakelyi Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus blaxlandii Maiden & Cambage  
                                  Species Eucalyptus bosistoana F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus botryoides Sm. – southern mahogany 
                                  Species Eucalyptus brachycalyx Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus brachycorys Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus bridgesiana R.T. Baker – applebox 
                                  Species Eucalyptus brockwayi C.A. Gardner  
                                  Species Eucalyptus buprestium F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus burracoppinensis Maiden & Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus caesia Benth.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus caliginosa Blakely & McKie  
                                  Species Eucalyptus calycogona Turcz.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh. – river redgum, eucalipto-rojo, Murray red gum, red gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus cambageana Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus campaspe S. Moore – silver-top gimlet 
                                  Species Eucalyptus camphora R.T. Baker  
                                  Species Eucalyptus capitellata Sm. – brown stringybark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus cephalocarpa Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus cinerea F. Muell. ex Benth. – argyle apple 
                                  Species Eucalyptus cladocalyx F. Muell. – sugar gum, sugargum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus clelandii (Maiden) Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus cloeziana F. Muell. – cloeziana gum, Gympie messmate 
                                  Species Eucalyptus cneorifolia DC.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus coccifera Hook. f.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus concinna Maiden & Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus conglobata (Benth.) Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus consideniana Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus cordata Labill. – silver-dollar eucalyptus 
                                  Species Eucalyptus cornuta Labill. – yate 
                                  Species Eucalyptus coronata C.A. Gardner  
                                  Species Eucalyptus corrugata Luehm.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus cosmophylla F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus crebra F. Muell. – narrowleaf red ironbark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus crucis Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus cyanophylla Brooker  
                                  Species Eucalyptus cylindriflora Maiden & Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus cylindrocarpa Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus cypellocarpa L.A.S. Johnson – mountain gray gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus dalrympleana Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus dawsonii R.T. Baker – slaty gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus dealbata A. Cunn. ex Schauer – tumbledown gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus deanei Maiden – roundleaf gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus decipiens Endl.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus deglupta Blume – Indonesian gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus delegatensis R.T. Baker – alpine-ash, mountain-ash, stringybark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus desmondensis Maiden & Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus dielsii C.A. Gardner  
                                  Species Eucalyptus diptera C.R.P. Andrews  
                                  Species Eucalyptus diversicolor F. Muell. – karri 
                                  Species Eucalyptus dives Schauer – broadleaf peppermint gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus doratoxylon F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus dorrigoensis (Blakely) L.A.S. Johnson & K.D. Hill  
                                  Species Eucalyptus drummondii Benth.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus dumosa A. Cunn. ex J. Oxley  
                                  Species Eucalyptus dundasii Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus dunnii Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus dwyeri Maiden & Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus ebbanoensis Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus elata Dehnh. – river peppermint gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus eremicola Boomsma  
                                  Species Eucalyptus eremophila (Diels) Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus erythrocorys F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus erythronema Turcz.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus eudesmioides F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus eugenioides Sieber ex Spreng. – white stringybark, thin-leaf stringybark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus ewartiana Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus exilis Brooker  
                                  Species Eucalyptus exserta F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus falcata Turcz.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus fastigata H. Deane & Maiden – brown barrel 
                                  Species Eucalyptus fibrosa F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus flocktoniae (Maiden) Maiden – merrit 
                                  Species Eucalyptus foecunda Schauer  
                                  Species Eucalyptus formanii C.A. Gardner  
                                  Species Eucalyptus forrestiana Diels – fuschia gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus fraseri (Brooker) Brooker  
                                  Species Eucalyptus fraxinoides H. Deane & Maiden – white-ash 
                                  Species Eucalyptus fruticetorum F. Muell. ex Miq. – eucalyptus 
                                  Species Eucalyptus gamophylla F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus gardneri Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus gillii Maiden – curly mallee 
                                  Species Eucalyptus gittinsii Brooker & Blaxell  
                                  Species Eucalyptus glaucescens Maiden & Blakely – tingiringi gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus globoidea Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus globulus Labill. – bluegum eucalyptus, Tasmanian bluegum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus gomphocephala DC. – tuart 
                                  Species Eucalyptus gongylocarpa Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus goniantha Turcz.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus goniocalyx F. Muell. ex Miq. – mountain graygum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus gracilis F. Muell. – red mallee, snap-and-rattle, yorrell 
                                  Species Eucalyptus grandis W. Hill ex Maiden – grand eucalyptus 
                                  Species Eucalyptus gregsoniana L.A.S. Johnson & Blaxell  
                                  Species Eucalyptus griffithsii Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus grossa F. Muell. ex Benth. – coarse-leaf mallee 
                                  Species Eucalyptus gunnii Hook. f. – cider gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus haemastoma Sm. – scribbly gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus halophila D. Carr & S.G.M. Carr – eucalyptus 
                                  Species Eucalyptus incrassata Labill.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus intertexta R.T. Baker  
                                  Species Eucalyptus johnstonii Maiden – Johnston's gum, Tasmanian yellow gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus kartzoffiana L.A.S. Johnson & Blaxell  
                                  Species Eucalyptus kingsmillii (Maiden) Maiden & Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus kitsoniana Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus kondininensis Maiden & Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus kruseana F. Muell. – book-leaf mallee 
                                  Species Eucalyptus kybeanensis Maiden & Cambage  
                                  Species Eucalyptus laevopinea R.T. Baker – silvertop stringybark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus langleyi L.A.S. Johnson & Blaxell  
                                  Species Eucalyptus lansdowneana F. Muell. & J.E. Br.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus largiflorens F. Muell. – black-box 
                                  Species Eucalyptus lehmannii (Schauer) Benth. – bushy yate 
                                  Species Eucalyptus leptophleba F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus leptopoda Benth.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus lesouefii Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus leucoxylon F. Muell. – eucalyptus, white ironbark, yellow gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus ligulata Brooker  
                                  Species Eucalyptus lirata W. Fitzg. ex Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus longicornis (F. Muell.) F. Muell. ex Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus longifolia Link – woollybutt 
                                  Species Eucalyptus loxophleba Benth. – eucalyptus 
                                  Species Eucalyptus luehmanniana F. Muell. – yellow-top mallee-ash 
                                  Species Eucalyptus macarthurii H. Deane & Maiden – Camden woollybutt 
                                  Species Eucalyptus macrandra F. Muell. ex Benth. – long-flower marlock 
                                  Species Eucalyptus macrocarpa Hook. – mottlecah 
                                  Species Eucalyptus macrorhyncha F. Muell. ex Benth. – red stringybark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus maculata Hook. – spotted gum, eucalyptus 
                                  Species Eucalyptus major (Maiden) Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus mannifera Mudie  
                                  Species Eucalyptus marginata Donn ex Sm. – jarrah 
                                  Species Eucalyptus megacarpa F. Muell. – bullich 
                                  Species Eucalyptus megacornuta C.A. Gardner  
                                  Species Eucalyptus melanophloia F. Muell. – silver-leaf ironbark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus melliodora A. Cunn. ex Schauer – yellow-box 
                                  Species Eucalyptus merrickiae Maiden & Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus michaeliana Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus microcarpa (Maiden) Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus microcorys F. Muell. – Australian tallowwood 
                                  Species Eucalyptus microtheca F. Muell. – coolabah, coolibah, flooded-box 
                                  Species Eucalyptus moluccana Roxb. – gray-box 
                                  Species Eucalyptus morrisii R.T. Baker – gray mallee 
                                  Species Eucalyptus X mortoniana Kinney (pro. sp.) – Morton eucalyptus 
                                  Species Eucalyptus muelleriana A.W. Howitt – yellow stringybark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus multicaulis Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus mundijongensis Maiden – eucalyptus 
                                  Species Eucalyptus neglecta Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus nicholii Maiden & Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus nigra R.T. Baker – Queensland white stringybark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus nitens (H. Deane & Maiden) Maiden – shining gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus nitida Hook. f. – Smithton peppermint gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus normantonensis Maiden & Cambage  
                                  Species Eucalyptus notabilis Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus nutans F. Muell. – red-flower moort 
                                  Species Eucalyptus obliqua L'Hér. – messmate, messmate stringybark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus oblonga DC.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus obstans L.A.S. Johnson & K.D. Hill – Port Jackson mallee 
                                  Species Eucalyptus obtusiflora DC.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus occidentalis Endl. – flat-top yate, swamp yate 
                                  Species Eucalyptus odorata Behr  
                                  Species Eucalyptus oldfieldii F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus oleosa F. Muell. ex Miq. – eucalyptus, giant mallee, red mallee 
                                  Species Eucalyptus oligantha Schauer  
                                  Species Eucalyptus olsenii L.A.S. Johnson & Blaxell  
                                  Species Eucalyptus oraria L.A.S. Johnson  
                                  Species Eucalyptus orbifolia F. Muell. – round-leaf mallee 
                                  Species Eucalyptus oreades R.T. Baker  
                                  Species Eucalyptus orgadophila Maiden & Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus ovata Labill.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus ovularis Maiden & Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus oxymitra Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus pachyloma Benth.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus pachyphylla F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus paniculata Sm. – gray ironbark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus parramattensis E.C. Hall  
                                  Species Eucalyptus parvula L.A.S. Johnson & K.D. Hill – kybean gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus patens Benth. – blackbutt 
                                  Species Eucalyptus pauciflora Sieber ex Spreng. – snow gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus pellita F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus perriniana F. Muell. ex Rodway – spinning gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus phoenicea F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus pileata Blakely – chapped mallee 
                                  Species Eucalyptus pilligaensis Maiden – narrow-leaf-box, pilliga-box 
                                  Species Eucalyptus pilularis Sm. – blackbutt eucalyptus, blackbutt 
                                  Species Eucalyptus pimpiniana Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus piperita Sm. – Sydney peppermint-tree 
                                  Species Eucalyptus planchoniana F. Muell. – needle-bark stringybark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus platycorys Maiden & Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus platypus Hook.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus plenissima (C.A. Gardner) Brooker  
                                  Species Eucalyptus polyanthemos Schauer – redbox 
                                  Species Eucalyptus populnea F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus praecox Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus prava L.A.S. Johnson & K.D. Hill  
                                  Species Eucalyptus preissiana Schauer – bell-fruit mallee 
                                  Species Eucalyptus propinqua H. Deane & Maiden – gray gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus pulchella Desf.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus pulverulenta Sims – silver mountain gum, silverleaf mountain gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus pumila Cambage  
                                  Species Eucalyptus punctata DC. – gray gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus pyriformis Turcz. – pear-fruit mallee 
                                  Species Eucalyptus pyrocarpa L.A.S. Johnson & Blaxell  
                                  Species Eucalyptus quadrangulata H. Deane & Maiden – whitetop-box 
                                  Species Eucalyptus radiata Sieber ex DC. – narrow-leaf peppermint gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus raveretiana F. Muell. – black ironbox 
                                  Species Eucalyptus redunca Schauer – black marlock 
                                  Species Eucalyptus regnans F. Muell. – mountain-ash 
                                  Species Eucalyptus resinifera Sm. – red mahogany, redmahogany 
                                  Species Eucalyptus rigens Brooker & Hopper – eucalyptus 
                                  Species Eucalyptus rigidula Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus risdonii Hook. f. – Risdon peppermint gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus robertsonii Blakely – narrow-leaf peppermint gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus robusta Sm. – robust eucalyptus, swampmahogany 
                                  Species Eucalyptus rossii R.T. Baker & H.G. Sm. – scribbly gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus rubida H. Deane & Maiden – candlebark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus rudis Endl. – desert gum, Western Australian floodedgum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus salicifolia (Sol.) Cav. – black peppermint 
                                  Species Eucalyptus saligna Sm. – Sydney bluegum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus salmonophloia F. Muell. – salmon gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus salubris F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus sargentii Maiden – eucalyptus 
                                  Species Eucalyptus sclerophylla (Blakely) L.A.S. Johnson & Blaxell  
                                  Species Eucalyptus sepulcralis F. Muell. – weeping gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus sessilis (Maiden) Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus siderophloia Benth. – northern gray ironbark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus sideroxylon A. Cunn. ex Woolls – red ironbark eucalyptus, red ironbark 
                                  Species Eucalyptus sieberi L.A.S. Johnson – silvertop-ash 
                                  Species Eucalyptus smithii R.T. Baker – Smith's eucalyptus 
                                  Species Eucalyptus spathulata Hook. – eucalyptus 
                                  Species Eucalyptus steedmanii C.A. Gardner  
                                  Species Eucalyptus stellulata Sieber ex DC.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus stenostoma L.A.S. Johnson & Blaxell  
                                  Species Eucalyptus stoatei C.A. Gardner  
                                  Species Eucalyptus stowardii Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus striaticalyx W. Fitzg.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus stricklandii Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus stricta Sieber ex Spreng.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus tenuipes (Maiden & Blakely) Blakely & C.T. White  
                                  Species Eucalyptus tenuiramis Miq.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus tereticornis Sm. – forest redgum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus tetragona (R. Br.) F. Muell. – tallerack 
                                  Species Eucalyptus tetraptera Turcz.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus thozetiana F. Muell. ex R.T. Baker  
                                  Species Eucalyptus todtiana F. Muell.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus torquata Luehm. – coral gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus transcontinentalis Maiden – redwood 
                                  Species Eucalyptus triflora (Maiden) Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus trivalva Blakely  
                                  Species Eucalyptus umbra R.T. Baker  
                                  Species Eucalyptus uncinata Turcz. – hook-leaf mallee 
                                  Species Eucalyptus urnigera Hook. f. – urn gum, urn-fruit gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus vernicosa Hook. f.  
                                  Species Eucalyptus viminalis Labill. – manna gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus viridis R.T. Baker  
                                  Species Eucalyptus wandoo Blakely – wandoo 
                                  Species Eucalyptus websteriana Maiden  
                                  Species Eucalyptus woodwardii Maiden – lemon-flower gum 
                                  Species Eucalyptus yalatensis Boomsma  
                                  Species Eucalyptus youmanii Blakely & McKie  
                                  Species Eucalyptus youngiana F. Muell.  
       

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  Source: Myrtaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Eucalyptus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Eucalyptus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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