Eucalyptus amygdalina

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Black gum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: E. amygdalina
Binomial name
Eucalyptus amygdalina
Labill.

Eucalyptus amygdalina, or black peppermint, is a species of Eucalyptus which is endemic to Tasmania, Australia. It was first described by Labillardiere in 1806.[1] Though endemic to Tasmania, it is one of the most common Eucalypts in the state where it is often a tree in sclerophyll forest or a shrub in open scrub and heath. It is known to integrate with E. nitida and E. pulchella.[2]

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  1. ^ "Eucalyptus amygdalina Labill.". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. 
  2. ^ J.B. Kirkpatrick and Sue Backhouse. Native Trees of Tasmania, Seventh Edition Completely Revised. Sandy Bay, Tasmania: Pandani Press 2007. ISBN 0-646-43088-2.