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Eucalyptus macrorhyncha

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Myrtales
Familia: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: Eucalyptus macrorhyncha
Subspecies: E. macrorhyncha subsp. macrorhyncha


Eucalyptus macrorhyncha F.Muell. ex Benth.

Eucalyptus macrorhyncha, commonly known as Red Gum, Red Stringybark, Cannons Stringybark or Capertee Stringybark,[1] is a small to medium-sized tree with rough, thick fibrous and stringy, dark-brown bark.

Adult leaves are stalked, lanceolate, to 15 x 2.5 cm, concolorous, and slightly glossy green. White flowers appear in mid summer to mid autumn.

E. macrorhyncha was first recognised as a distinct species and given its name by Ferdinand von Mueller. In 1867, George Bentham published a formal description in Volume 3 of his Flora Australiensis. Bentham's description was based on syntypes collected by Mueller and Frederick Adamson. [2]

The tree occurs on ranges and tablelands of New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and Victoria, with a small, disjunct population south-west of Clare in South Australia. [3]


1. ^ "Australian plant common name database". Australian National Botanic Gardens. http://www.anbg.gov.au/common.names/. Retrieved 2007-04-10.
2. ^ "Eucalyptus macrorhyncha F.Muell. ex Benth.". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. http://www.anbg.gov.au/cgi-bin/apni?taxon_id=44909.
3. ^ Brooker, M.I.H. & Kleinig, D.A. Field Guide to Eucalyptus, Bloomings, Melbourne 2001

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