Eucalyptus morrisbyi


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Eucalyptus morrisbyi
Species Authority: R.G.Brett
Common Name(s):
English Morrisby's Gum

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2ce ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Southern Tasmania.
Australia (Tasmania)
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Population [top]

Population: Only four stands survive, largely on private land. Calverts Hill harbours the largest subpopulation of 2,000 trees. East Risdon Nature Reserve has fewer than 20 trees and the other subpopulations are small and near roads.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Agricultural expansion is the main reason for the species' decline.

Bibliography [top]

Briggs, J.D. and Leigh, J.H. 1988. Rare or threatened Australian plants. CSIRO Publications, Melbourne, Australia.

Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Eucalyptus morrisbyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 04 September 2015.
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