Eucalyptus tricarpa

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Red Ironbark
Eucalyptus tricarpa.jpg
Eucalyptus tricarpa in Paddys Ranges State Park
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: E. tricarpa
Binomial name
Eucalyptus tricarpa
(L.A.S.Johnson) L.A.S.Johnson & K.D.Hill

Eucalyptus tricarpa, or Red Ironbark, is a species of Eucalyptus which is endemic to Victoria and the South Coast of New South Wales in Australia. It is a tall, straight trunked tree that usually grows to between 25 and 35 metres in height. It has deeply furrowed red-brown to black-brown bark that is persistent on all branches.

Taxonomy[edit]

Eucalyptus tricarpa was formerly regarded as a subspecies of Eucalyptus sideroxylon and was known as Eucalyptus sideroxylon subsp. tricarpa L.A.S.Johnson

Subspecies[edit]

  • Eucalyptus tricarpa subsp. decora Rule (formerly known as Eucalyptus aff. tricarpa (Bealiba)

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