Eucalyptus phoenicea

6 Scarlet Gum, Fiery Gum at Lake Argyle, WA

Eucalyptus phoenicea at Lake Argyle, WA - 13 Jun 2017
Request use of media

Identification history

Eucalyptus phoenicea 18 Jun 2024 Steve818
Corymbia sp. 16 Jun 2024 Tapirlord
Unidentified 15 Jun 2024 MB

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

5 comments

Tapirlord wrote:
   16 Jun 2024
It must be a Corymbia I think, Steve do you know of an orange-flowered species from the Kimberlies?
Tapirlord wrote:
   16 Jun 2024
On second thoughts Eucalyptus aurantiaca is possible, or perhaps more likely Eucalyptus miniata. We shall see what Steve says, there may not be enough here to say
Steve818 wrote:
   17 Jun 2024
Could be E.phoenicea based on: location, inflorescence shape, orange flowers. But leaf colour may not be correct. The leaves in the photo appear more green than grey-green. E.miniata is a possibility but that species has sessile buds and fruit, and the photo shows pedicels. One for Dean Nicolle @Tapirlord I will message Dean.
Steve818 wrote:
   18 Jun 2024
Confirmed as E.phoenicea by Dr Dean Nicolle. Must stand out like a beacon with those bright orange flowers.
   18 Jun 2024
Wow, what a sight!

Please Login or Register to comment.

Nearby sightings

Page 1 of 1 - image sightings only

Location information

Sighting information

Additional information

  • True In flower

Species information

Record quality

  • Images or audio
  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
  • Description
  • Additional attributes
2,166,529 sightings of 20,570 species in 6,769 locations from 11,944 contributors
CCA 3.0 | privacy
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of this land and acknowledge their continuing connection to their culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.