Eucalyptus_macrorhyncha.jpg (53198 bytes)Eucalyptus macrorhyncha: is a member of the Myrtaceae family and is known as the Red Stringybark.

Eucalyptus macrorhyncha is a tree that may reach a height of 35 metres. The single trunk has rough, stringy, thick and deeply cleft bark.

The leaves are 15 centimetres long by 3 centimetres wide, lanceolate, slightly glossy with conspicuous veins.

Buds are held in clusters of from 7 to 11, diamond-shaped with a conical or beaked cap.

Flowers are 1.5 centimetres across, white to cream and profuse. Flowering occurs between January and April. The gum nuts, that follow the flowers, are globular.

The Red Stringybark is a widespread species that is found, growing along the Great Dividing Range, in New South Wales and Victoria. There is also a small, isolated population in South Australia.

Eucalyptus macrorhyncha could be grown in shelterbelts and windbreaks.

Propagate from seed.

 

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