Eucalyptus
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Eucalyptus

Australian tallowwood
Western Australian floodedgum
applebox
argyle apple
black ironbox
blackbutt
blackpeppermint
bluegum
eucalyptus
gum
gum tree
ironbark
jarrah
mountain graygum
red bloodwood
redbox
redgum
redmahogany
southern mahogany
sugargum
swampmahogany
tuart
whitebox
yate

Hierarchical position of the Genus Eucalyptus

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
  
   Subclassis  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   SuperOrdo  Myrtanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 295. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   Ordo  Myrtales Rchb.
pub. Bot. Damen: 475. 1828.
  
   Subordo  Myrtineae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 616, 617, 1092, 1128. Jun 1835.
  
   Familia  Myrtaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 322. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Myrtles
  
   Subtribus  Eucalyptinae Benth. & Hook.f.
pub. Gen. Pl. 1: 693. 19 Oct 1865.
  
   Genus  Eucalyptus L'Hér.
pub. (1789)
common name: gum
  

Named members of the Genus Eucalyptus

1
   Species  alba Reinw. ex Blume
common name: white eucalyptus
2
   Species  albens Benth.
common name: whitebox
3
   Species  amygdalina Labill.
common name: blackpeppermint
4
   Species  botryoides Sm.
common name: southern mahogany
5
   Species  bridgesiana R. Baker
common name: applebox
6
   Species  calophylla R. Br.
common name: redgum
7
   Species  camaldulensis Dehnhardt
common name: river redgum
8
   Species  cinerea F. Muell. ex Benth.
common name: argyle apple
9
   Species  citriodora Hook.
common name: lemon-scented gum
  
10
   Species  cladocalyx F. Muell.
common name: sugargum
11
   Species  cornuta Labill.
common name: yate
12
   Species  crebra F. Muell.
common name: narrowleaf red ironbark
13
   Species  deanei Maiden
common name: roundleaf gum
14
   Species  deglupta Blume
common name: Indonesian gum
15
   Species  ficifolia F. Muell.
common name: redflower gum
16
   Species  fruticetorum F. Muell.
common name: eucalyptus
17
   Species  globulus Labill.
common name: blue gum, eucalyptus
  
 
18
   Subspecies  globulus
common name: Tasmanian bluegum
19
   Subspecies  maidenii (F. Muell.) J.B. Kirkpat.
common name: Tasmanian bluegum
20
   Species  gomphocephala DC.
common name: tuart
21
   Species  goniocalyx F. Muell. ex Miq.
common name: mountain graygum
22
   Species  grandis W. Hill ex Maid.
common name: grand eucalyptus
23
   Species  gummifera (Soland. ex Gaertn.) Hochr.
common name: red bloodwood
24
   Species  halophila D.Carr & S.Carr
common name: eucalyptus
25
   Species  leucoxylon F. Muell.
common name: eucalyptus
26
   Species  loxophleba Benth.
 
27
   Subspecies  loxophleba
common name: eucalyptus
28
   Species  maculata Hook.
common name: eucalyptus, gum tree
  
29
   Species  marginata Donn ex Sm.
common name: jarrah
30
   Species  microcorys F. Muell.
common name: Australian tallowwood
31
   Species  mundijongensis Maiden
common name: eucalyptus
32
   Species  oleosa Miq.
common name: eucalyptus
33
   Species  paniculata Sm.
common name: gray ironbark
34
   Species  pilularis Sm.
common name: blackbutt
35
   Species  polyanthemos Schauer
common name: redbox
36
   Species  pulverulenta Sims
common name: silverleaf mountain gum
37
   Species  raveretiana F. Muell.
common name: black ironbox
38
   Species  resinifera Sm.
common name: redmahogany
39
   Species  rigens Brooker & Hopper
common name: eucalyptus
40
   Species  robusta Sm.
common name: swampmahogany
41
   Species  rostrata Schldl.
syn. Eucalyptus camaldulensis
42
   Species  rudis Sm.
common name: Western Australian floodedgum
43
   Species  saligna Sm.
common name: Sydney bluegum
44
   Species  sargentii Maiden
common name: eucalyptus
45
   Species  sideroxylon A. Cunningham
common name: red ironbark
46
   Species  smithii R. T. Baker
common name: Smith's eucalyptus
  
47
   Species  spathulata Hook.
 
48
   Subspecies  spathulata
common name: eucalyptus
49
   Species  tereticornis Sm.
common name: forest redgum
50
   Species  torquata Luehm.
common name: coral gum
  
51
   Species  umbellatus Gaertn.
syn. Eucalyptus tereticornis
52
   Species  viminalis Labill.
common name: manna gum
53
   Species  x mortoniana Kinney (pro sp.)

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.

 

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed October 31, 2004   

 

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