Eucalyptus parramattensis

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Parramatta Red Gum
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Parramatta Red Gum var. parramattensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: E. parramattensis
Binomial name
Eucalyptus parramattensis
C.A.Hall

Eucalyptus parramattensis known as the Parramatta Red Gum or Rough-budded Calgaroo is a eucalyptus tree of central coastal areas of New South Wales. Occurring north, south and west of Sydney, in places such as Liverpool, Thirlmere, Richmond, Putty and Kanwal.

Growing to 15 metres tall, the trunk is smooth, with cream and grey shedding bark. Occurring in dry sclerophyll woodland, often in wet sites on sandy soils. There are two sub species, determined by fruit size. Sub species parramattensis has gumnuts less than 7 mm in diameter. And sub species decadens with fruit greater than 7 mm in diameter.

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