Rough Bark Eucalypts

E. dives Broad Leaved Peppermint

Bark of E. dives


The leaves are peppermint scented; the juvenile leaves consistently opposite; the oil is thin and watery, not sticky.


E. macrorhyncha Red Stringybark

Bark of E. macrorhyncha


Leaves not peppermint scented; juvenile leaves alternate or rarely sub opposite; oil sticky viscous.


E. bridgesiana Apple Box

Bark of E. bridgesiana

Bark of E. bridgesiana

E. bridgesiana
Juvenile leaves alternate, bark with tile like fissures, yellow brown inside.


These images of buds, nuts and leaf shape are taken from the pamphlet “A guide to eucalypts in the ACT” the concept of Peter Ormay.

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