Summer Red Mallee
Flower Laden
Mallee Honey-myrtle
Summer Red Mallee (Eucalyptus socialis)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Trees
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtle (Myrtaceae)
Species: Summer Red Mallee (Eucalyptus socialis)
This Photo:     Flower Cluster
Other names: Red mallee, Beaked Red Mallee or Christmas Mallee

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
This beautiful mallee tree was absolutely laden with flowers.
It actually smelt like honey as you walked anywhere near it.

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 27-Jan-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)