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Eucalypt resources


Great Western Woodlands (CSIRO) – This is the largest remaining tract of Mediterranean climate woodland on Earth. Research by CSIRO and partners aims to inform our understanding of how ecosystems function and how they might respond to climate change.

Eucalypt Genetics Research Group (School of Natural Sciences, University of Tasmania) – Interested in eucalypt tree breeding, evolution and speciation, restoration and conservation genetics, or genomics and trait architecture? You might like to see the latest research from this group at UTas.

Atlas of Living Australia – The Atlas of Living Australia is a national project that aggregates biodiversity data from multiple sources and makes it freely available online.


Currency Creek Arboretum – A largely self-funded specialist eucalypt arboretum in South Australia with over 900 species and subspecies. If you are interested in eucalypts, it’s well worth a trip to attend one of the Arboretum’s open days.

Classification of the eucalypts (PDF) – Dean Nicolle’s Classification of the Eucalypts for you to download.

Eucalypts of Victoria and Tasmania (book) –  Currently out of print, Dean Nicolle’s book Eucalypts of Victoria and Tasmania is worth tracking down if you can. Good news is he is working on a revised edition.

EUCLID – EUCLID assists the user to identify the species and subspecies of Eucalyptus and Angophora native to southern Australia.

Eucalypts of South Australia (book) – Dean Nicolle’s book on eucalypts of South Australia is a valuable resource for anyone interested in identifying and growing South Australia’s native eucalypts.

Atlas of Leaf Venation and Oil Gland Patterns in the Eucalypts (book) – In this book, Ian Brooker and Dean Nicolle use high quality scaled leaf venation images of vouchered specimens to compare all taxonomic groups in the eucalypts.


Andrew Isles natural history books (publisher website) – You might find that rare book on eucalypts you have been looking for amongst Andrew Isles’ collection of new, second-hand, and antiquarian history books.

The Study of Australian Eucalypts – Including links to a number of publications, this entry in the Encyclopaedia of Australian Science provides some context for understanding the people, organisations and industries associated with eucalypts.

Sir Ferdinand Jakob Heinrich von Mueller (Australian Dictionary of Biography) – Botanist Ferdinand von Mueller was an early advocate for eucalypts, promoting them worldwide and encouraging the commercial distilling of eucalyptus oil.


Protected Matters Search Tool (Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy) – This tool was designed to assist the public in searching for matters protected under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

Threatened ecological communities (Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy) – This map shows the broad environmental range in which nationally listed Threatened Ecological Communities can be found. Yes, it includes eucalypts.

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