Eucalyptus caleyi subsp. ovendenii  |  

Eucalyptus caleyi subsp. ovendenii

Status: Vulnerable on the EPBC Act list

Eucalyptus caleyi subsp. ovendenii, Family Myrtaceae, also known as OvendenÕs Ironbark, is
a tree growing to 25 m with rough and deeply corrugated bark, persistent throughout the
trunks and branches (Hill & Johnson, 1991; DECC NSW, 2005a). Fruit are often larger than
those of E. caleyi subsp. caleyi, and are distinctly square in section and prominently ribbed,
while in E. caleyi subsp. caleyi they are barrel-shaped and not ribbed (Brooker & Kleinig,

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Eucalyptus caleyi subsp. ovendenii

    The main potential threats to Ovenden s Ironbark include frequent fire which may reduce populations and kill young regenerating trees (DECC NSW; 2005a).