Australian Native Plants

  Eucalyptus curtisii (Plunkett Mallee)


Eucalyptus curtisii photo
Eucalyptus curtisii, Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia.

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




PLUNKETT MALLEE FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eucalyptus curtisii in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Plunkett Mallee

Description
The Plunkett Mallee is a small tree or mallee with profuse clusters of attractive white flowers in spring. It has smooth grey bark which is shed in long strips. Adult leaves are 6cm - 12cm long.

Height
2m - 10m

Spread
3m - 7m

Propagation
seed

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Distribution
Queensland

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Eucalyptus
Species:curtisii
Common Name:Plunkett Mallee


Relatives in same Genus
  Eucalyptus crenulata
  Eucalyptus forrestiana
  Eucalyptus macrocarpa
  Eucalyptus muelleriana
  Eucalyptus orbifolia
  Eucalyptus perriniana
  Eucalyptus polyanthemos
  Eucalyptus preissiana var lobata
  Eucalyptus tricarpa