Eucalyptus robusta Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
swamp messmate swamp stringybark swamp-mahogany

Eucalyptus robusta, commonly known as swamp mahogany or swamp messmate, is a tree native to eastern Australia. Growing in swampy or waterlogged soils, it is up to 30 m high with thick spongy reddish brown bark and dark green broad leaves, which help form a dense canopy. The white to cream flowers appear in autumn and winter. The leaves are commonly eaten by insects, and are a food item for the koala. It is an important winter-flowering species in eastern Australia, and has been planted extensively in many countries around the world. Its timber is used for firewood and in general construction.

Eucalyptus robusta

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Economic importance of Eucalyptus robusta

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Geografical distribution

  • AUSTRALASIA
    Native
    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales , Queensland

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Robustadial-a Plant
Robustadial-b Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]