Eucalyptus globulus

bluegum eucalpytus, southern bluegum, Tasmaniam bluegum

  • Family Myrtaceae.
  • Native to southern Australia. Introduced to Hawaii in the 1870s.
  • Special areas in Hawaii: Tantalus, Volcanoes. Photos from Hosmer Grove, Maui, Hawaii.
  • Wood used for lumber, home framing, flooring, and plywood. Chips used in pulp manufacture. Elsewhere wood used for fuelwood in highland areas. A medicinal oil is distilled from the leaves.
  • Weed Risk Assessment Score: 10 (HIGH RISK) NOT RECOMMENDED for introduction to new areas in Hawaii or the Pacific.


Eucalyptus globulus capsule Eucalyptus globulus leaves and flowers Eucalyptus globulus bark Eucalyptus globulus spreading Eucalyptus globulus stand

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