Eucalyptus sideroxylon A.Cunn. ex Woolls

Red Ironbark

Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 11: 859 (1887) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

CVU, GipP, Gold, HSF, MuF, NIS, OtP, VRiv, VVP.

2 subspecies, only the typical subspecies in Victoria.

Relatively restricted in Victoira, but widespread throughout eastern Australia. Eucalyptus sideroxylon subsp. sideroxylon is distinguished from E. sideroxylon subsp. improcera A.R.Bean by its relatively longer and narrower leaves and shorter buds. Eucalyptus sideroxylon subsp. improcera is a small stunted tree restricted to inland Queensland. See subspecies profile for description.

Source: Brooker, M.I.H.; Slee, A.V. (1996). Eucalyptus. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-05-09
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Myrtales
family Myrtaceae
genus Eucalyptus
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Eucalyptus sideroxylon in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Eucalyptus sideroxylon in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Fans present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory