The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

View this record in:  MARCXML | LC Authorities & Vocabularies


LC control 85045486
LC classificationQK495.M9 Botany
SB413.E92 Ornamental plants
SD397.E8 Culture
Topical headingEucalyptus
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
Variant(s)Australian gum trees
Australian gums
Gum trees, Australian
Gums, Australian
Ironbark trees
Stringybark trees
See alsoMyrtaceae
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities
Found inRandom House (Eucalyptus pl. ti, tuses, genus Eucalyptus, also Eucalypt)
Britannica Micro. (Eucalyptus: large genus of mostly very large trees of the myrtle family (Myrtaceae) native to Australia and New Zealand. In Australia the eucalypti are commonly known as gum trees or stringybark trees)
Wikipedia, July 11, 2005 (Stringybark: A stringybark can be any of the many Eucalyptus species which have thick, fiberous bark. Like all eucalypts, stringybarks belong to the Myrtaceae family.)
Gardener's dict., via Natl. Gardening Assoc. website, July 11, 2005 (stringybark: A group of trees of the genus Eucalyptus characterized by long, fibrous strands of bark. Included in this group are the following: E. blaxlandii (Blaxland's stringybark), E. aggloerata (blue-leaved stringybark), E. alpina (Grampian stringybark), E. capitellata (brown stringybark), E. cinerea (mealy stringybark), E. globoidea (white stringybark), E. macrohyncha (red stringybark), E. muellerana (yellow stringybark), and E. obliqua (messmate stringybark); ironbark tree: A common name for any of several trees of the genus Eucalyptus, having solid bark and extremely heavy, hard, durable wood)