Australian Native Plants

  Eucalyptus orbifolia (Round-leaved Mallee)


Eucalyptus orbifolia photo
Eucalyptus orbifolia (cultivated, labelled) Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

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




ROUND-LEAVED MALLEE FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eucalyptus orbifolia in Australia

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


Common Name
Round-leaved Mallee

Description
The Round-leaved Mallee is an open tree or mallee shrub with rough bark that peels off in strips showing the cream coloured new bark underneathy. The leaves are rounded, greyish green and quite thick. The tree produces creamy yellow showy flowers in winter and spring.

Height
6m

Propagation
seed

Wildlife Interest
attracts birds

Distribution
Western Australia, South Australia, Northern Territory,

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Eucalyptus
Species:orbifolia
Common Name:Round-leaved Mallee


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