Eucalyptus sideroxylon rosea or red iron bark is a large tree of up to 20 metres which occurs on well drained soils on the western slopes in New South Wales, Queensland and far northern Victoria. Red iron bark is closely related to Eucalyptus tricarpa which is confined to central Victoria.
Eucalyptus sideroxylon rosea is a majestic specimen tree and easily distinguished by its dark red furrowed bark, its grey foliage and spectacular pink flowers in Spring.
Red iron bark has hard durable wood.
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Notes on Maps.
Generally, the concentrated clusters of markers represent the geographical range where this species occurs naturally. Outlying markers and geographically disassociated markers represent observations of the species in cultivation and/or recorded in herbaria etc.
These maps are provided by, and are used with the permission of, Australia’s Virtual Herbarium (AVH)