Eucalyptus umbra

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Broad-leaved White Mahogany
Eucalyptus umbra - Elvina Track.jpg
fibrous bark of Eucalyptus umbra at Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Australia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: E. umbra
Binomial name
Eucalyptus umbra
R.T.Baker

Eucalyptus umbra, known as the Broad-leaved White Mahogany is a common eucalyptus tree of the high rainfall coastal areas of New South Wales and adjacent areas in south eastern Queensland. The bark is rough, resembling a stringybark, though not as coarse, and in flat strips. Thick, fibrous bark, greyish brown in colour. A small or medium sized tree, up to 25 metres tall. Sometimes a shrub in the poorer skeletal soils.

This tree occurs in dry sclerophyll forest or woodland, usually on poor shallow dry soils; north from Port Jackson. The type was collected from near Mosman, New South Wales.

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