Eucalyptus globulus subsp. globulus

Common Name:

Southern Blue-gum



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Otway Range, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory (KPT) also Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Specimens found close to Lilly Pilly Gully track and around Roaring Meg camp 1

Flower Description:

White or cream 1


Tree to 70 m 2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has large bluish, stalkless, opposite juvenile leaves. Buds are solitary, warty, large, 4-angled and sessile. Fruid are large and with 4 ribs 3


Image: Mary Ellis

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Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
3 Costermans, L. (2006). “Trees of Victoria and adjoining areas”. Costermans Publishing, Frankston, Victoria.