Girish Mahajan

Eucalyptus fastigata

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Myrtaceae
Scientific name  Eucalyptus fastigata
Order  Myrtales
Genus  Eucalyptus
Rank  Species
Eucalyptus fastigata GardensOnline Eucalyptus fastigata
Similar  Eucalyptus cypellocarpa, Eucalyptus fraxinoides, Eucalyptus muelleriana, Eucalyptus globoidea, Eucalyptus sieberi

Eucalyptus fastigata, commonly known as brown barrel or cut-tail, is a common eucalyptus tree of south eastern Australia.

It can grow in excess of 60 metres in height, though is mostly seen between 30 and 45 metres tall. Brown barrel grows in cooler areas of high rainfall with fertile soils. They can be seen growing at Mount Tomah Botanic Garden in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales.

Eucalyptus fastigata Eucalyptus fastigata Brown Barrel Cut Tail

The timber is well regarded, used for building construction. Brown barrel has creamy smooth upper branches and a dark rough bark on the trunk and main branches.

Eucalyptus fastigata Tree Register National Register of Big Trees

Similar to the Mountain Ash, inflorescences are often paired.

Eucalyptus fastigata Tree Register National Register of Big Trees
Eucalyptus fastigata httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Eucalyptus fastigata Eucalyptus fastigata New Zealand Plant Conservation Network
Eucalyptus fastigata Eucalyptus fastigata Mallacoota Saltwater Ck Croajing Flickr

References

Eucalyptus fastigata Wikipedia


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