Mountain Grey Gum (Eucalyptus cypellocarpa) also known as Mountain Gum, Monkey Gum or Spotted Mountain Grey Gum, is a straight, smooth barked forest tree, of up to 65 meters in height.
Mountain Gum tends to grow in wet sclerophyll
forest, in gullies and on mid-altitude hillsides.
From 30.25-39 degrees south, Mountain Gum grows from near sea level altitudes to 1200 m and grows in cool to warm, humid to sub-humid environments.
Temperature distribution from -2C - 31C with an annual rainfall of 700-1300 mm.
is a small to a very tall tree. It has smooth bark with large unusually shaped sheets flaking off. Colors are anywhere from yellow to golden brown, to grey or white. This tree also has some of the longest leaves of this genus, up to 35 CM with a slight sickle shape. Flower buds are white and are shaped much like a cylinder with a cone-shaped tip. Fruit are barrel-shaped 1cm long by 0.9 cm diameter, with a sunken disk.
- Eucalyptus cypellocarpa L.A.S. Johnson, Contrib. New South Wales Nat. Herb. 3(3): 114 (1962).
- Eucalyptus cypellocarpa http://morwellnp.pangaean.net/cgi-bin/show_species.cgi?find_this=Eucalyptus%20cypellocarpa
- Eucalyptus cypellocarpa http://www.ffp.csiro.au/nfm/Mdp/bbproj/euccyp.htm