Eucalyptus recta is a tree that grows to 15 m high and has a trunk which is straight. This species has smooth, shining pale silver-grey or white bark; large buds that are broadly shallowly ribbed; and large fruits.
silver mallet |
Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
Australian Government, Listing Advices, Eucalyptus recta
Conversely; a certain fire frequency is likely to be required to stimulate recruitment (CALM; 2005).
They also increase the fire hazard due to the easy ignition of high fuel loads; which are produced annually by many weed species (CALM; 2005).