Native Eucalypts of Victoria and Tasmania is a comprehensive treatment of every eucalypt species and subspecies occurring in these two states of south-eastern Australia (145 eucalypts in total). The book provides a wealth of information regarding their identification, distribution, ecology and uses.
For each of the 145 eucalypts, a double-page spread provides the following information:
Images of the whole plant, bark, flowers and fruits
Images of the whole plant, bark, flowers and fruits (over 1,000 colour images in total)
Detailed map of its distribution in south-eastern Australia (145 maps)
Meaning and origin of the name
Key features and detailed botanical description
Distribution and habitat
Cultivation and uses
Notes on outstanding individual trees
Seedling paintings by Ian Roberts
Quick reference guide to flowering times
Designed and written for those with no botanical training, but also catering for the professional, this book will be a valuable resource for all those interested in appreciating, identifying and growing the unique native eucalypts of south-eastern Australia.
334 pages; over 1200 colour illustrations. Dean Nicolle