Eucalyptus viminalis

Common Name:

Manna Gum



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Lowan Mallee, Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEJKNPRSTVWXZ) also SA, NSW, Tas
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium

Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Moist, deep soils in gullies. Can be in drier situations but trees are smaller. Can be seen on the main road to the Isthmus 1

Flower Description:

White 1


Tree to 50 m tall 2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Bark is smooth and white with ribbons hanging from limbs, juvenile leaves are narrow-lanceolate, stalkless and opposite. Fruit and buds are in threes in the form of a cross 3

Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Flora VicFlora

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.