Australian Native Plants

  Eucalyptus perriniana (Spinning Gum)


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

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




SPINNING GUM FACTS

distribution map showing range of Eucalyptus perriniana in Australia

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


Common Name
Spinning Gum

Description
The Spinning Gum is a tree or mallee shrub with attractive smooth bark, and attractive juvenile foliage with almost round leaves that encircle the stems. Profuse clusters of white flowers are produced in summer and autumn.

Height
4m - 10m

Spread
4m - 10m

Propagation
seed

Wildlife Interest
attracts birds

Distribution
New South Wales, Victoria., Tasmania.,

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Eucalyptus
Species:perriniana
Common Name:Spinning Gum


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