Narrow-leaf Red Mallee
Buds Opening
Ellura
Narrow-leaf Red Mallee
Flower Cluster
 
                      
Narrow-leaf Red Mallee (Eucalyptus leptophylla)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Trees
Order: Myrtles (Myrtales)
Family: Myrtle (Myrtaceae)
Species: Narrow-leaf Red Mallee (Eucalyptus leptophylla)
This Photo:     Flower Laden
Synonym: Eucalyptus foecunda
Other name: Narrow leaved Red Mallee

Thank you Dean Nicolle for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
This beautiful mallee tree was absolutely laden with flowers.
It actually smelt like honey as you walked anywhere near it.
Before Dean highlighted our error, we thought some of these photo's were E. socialis

Copyright © 2013-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 28-Jan-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)