Mount Imlay Mallee  |  

Eucalyptus imlayensis

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

Eucalyptus imlayensis, Family Myrtaceae, also known as Imlay Mallee, displays a multi stemmed mallee growth form with smooth bark that is green when fresh, aging to orange brown and grey and is shed from the stems in ribbons. Plants grow to 7 m high from large
lignotubers. Although plants produce flowers and buds annually, seed production is rare and
therefore establishment from seed is also a rare event. No juveniles are known from the

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

Expand all Close all
  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Eucalyptus imlayensis

    The main potential threats to Imlay Mallee are a possible susceptibility to dieback caused by Phytophthora cinnamomi; disturbance or modification of habitat by fire and limited genetic diversity due to the small number of genetic individuals and largely clonal reproduction.