Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Tasmanian blue gum, southern blue gum, blue gum, blu
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Myrtales||Includes myrtles, leadwoods, loosestrifes, pomegranates, evening primroses, many others|
|Family||Myrtaceae||Myrtle family, include myrtle, clove, guava, feijoa, allspice, and eucalyptus|
|Genus||Eucalyptus||From the Greek ευ, “well,” and καλυπτος (kalyptos), “covered,” for the covering that encloses the flower|
|Species||globulus||Globular, from the Latin for “small, round ball”|
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Eucalyptus globulus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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Mature trees have exfoliating bark. · 7/29/2023 · Orlando, Gauteng, South Africa · By Benjamin Winslow ID is uncertain
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