Eucalyptus johnstonii

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Tasmanian yellow gum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
E. johnstonii
Binomial name
Eucalyptus johnstonii

Eucalyptus johnstonii, Johnston's gum[1][2] or Tasmanian yellow gum, is a species of Eucalyptus endemic to the southeast Tasmania, where it grows at altitudes between 500 and 800 metres on peaty soils.[3] This tree can grow up to 60 metres tall [4] and can be identified by the yellow-green colour of its new bark.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Eucalyptus johnstonii". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  2. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
  3. ^ R. WILTSHIRE and B. POTTS, EucaFlip, School of Plant Science, University of Tasmania & CRC for Forestry, 2007
  4. ^ Forestry Tasmania Seed Centre