Australian Native Plants

  Eucalyptus tricarpa (Red Ironbark)


Eucalyptus tricarpa photo
Eucalyptus tricarpa, Paddys Ranges State Park, Victoria, Australia

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




RED IRONBARK FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eucalyptus tricarpa in Australia

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


Common Name
Red Ironbark

Description
The Red Ironbark is a tall ironbark gum tree with straight trunk and deeply furrowed reddish brown to blackish brown persistent bark. Leaves are dull green and typical eucalypt lance shape. The tree produces clusters of white, cream or pink flowers

Height
15m - 25m

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Eucalyptus
Species:tricarpa
Common Name:Red Ironbark


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