Eucalypts of Victoria and Tasmania
Eucalypts of Victoria and Tasmania

By Dean Nicolle


Published in 2006 by Bloomings Books, colour, soft cover, 308 pages


OUT OF PRINT - new edition in preparation for later in 2016


ISBN 1876463606 or ISBN 9781876473600

Eucalypts dominate almost all natural landscapes in south-eastern Australia, from the tallest hardwood forests in the world, extensive pastoral woodlands, mallee shrublands and the alpine scrubs forming Australia’s mountainous tree-lines. Victoria and Tasmania have 141 eucalypts, including 56 that occur naturally nowhere else in the world.


Their dominance and sheer diversity have made eucalypts our premier species and their worldwide economic importance is believed to be greater than for any other Australian species. The book has been designed and written for anyone interested in appreciating, identifying and growing Australian native trees—not just for botanists. It is a valuable companion for all naturalists, gardeners, farmers, botanists, foresters, students, bushwalkers and tree growers—particularly throughout south-eastern Australia.


It features:

- Almost 600 colour photographs, covering all species, their distinguishing features in their natural habitat, taxonomic and classification details, the meaning of species names plus images of the bark, buds, flowers and fruits

- Accurate maps illustrating their natural distribution

- Cultivation requirements and uses

- Many useful notes and interesting facts for most species


About the author

Dean Nicolle has travelled extensively throughout Australia studying, collecting and photographing eucalypts. He is the author of Eucalypts of South Australia, over 30 publications relating to eucalypts and is owner/curator of Currency Creek Arboretum, specialist eucalypt research plantation where over 800 eucalypt species are in cultivation—including all species from Victoria and Tasmania.