There are over 20 species of Eucalypt on campus. Many are native to the local area. Eucalypts are the most identifiably Australian tree species, with over 900 species across Australia in all but the most arid of environments, and only a couple found outside of Australia. There are three genera contained within the Eucalypt group: Eucalyptus, Angophora and Corymbia.

Local Eucalypts

Local Eucalypt species can be found in the native vegetation near the lake, along Mars Creek, or in the Ecology Reserve on the north side of the M2, as well as scattered across campus.

Angophora costata – Sydney Red Gum
Angophora hispida – Dwarf Apple
Corymbia eximia – Yellow Bloodwood
Corymbia gummifera – Red Bloodwood
Eucalyptus haemastoma – Scribbly Gum
Eucalyptus paniculata – Grey Ironbark
Eucalyptus pilularis – Blackbutt
Eucalyptus piperita – Sydney Peppermint
Eucalyptus punctata – Grey Gum
Eucalyptus racemosa – Narrow-leaved Scribbly Gum
Eucalyptus resinifera – Red Mahogany
Eucalyptus robusta – Swamp Mahogany
Eucalyptus saligna – Sydney Blue Gum
Eucalyptus sideroxylon – Red Ironbark
Eucalyptus tereticornis – Forest Red Gum

Other Eucalypts

These Eucalypts were mostly planted for two reasons: their aesthetic value as landscaping trees; or for research purposes. A group of trees near F19 were planted to compare various traits of different species for a PhD thesis. A group of Mountain Blue Gums (Eucalyptus deanei) was donated to the University and planted along Science Rd next to E8A once their research on their growth traits was complete. Other species were planted to add variety to teaching gardens and to enhance undergraduate studies in plant biology.

Angophora bakeri – Narrow-leaved Apple
Angophora floribunda – Rough-barked Apple
Corymbia citriodora – Lemon-scented Gum
Corymbia ficifolia – Red Flowering Gum
Corymbia maculata – Spotted Gum
Eucalyptus amplifolia – Cabbage Gum
Eucalyptus botryoides – Southern Mahogany
Eucalyptus camaldulensis – River Red Gum
Eucalyptus cinerea – Argyle Apple
Eucalyptus crebra – Narrow-leaved Ironbark
Eucalyptus deanei – Mountain Blue Gum
Eucalyptus dunnii – Dunn’s White Gum
Eucalyptus elata – River Peppermint
Eucalyptus globoidea – White Stringybark
Eucalyptus globulus ssp. bicostata – Tasmanian Blue Gum
Eucalyptus globulus ssp. maidenii – Maiden’s Gum

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