Any of numerous trees of the genus Eucalyptus, native chiefly to Australia and widely planted worldwide, having aromatic leaves and valued as a source of oil, gum, and wood.
Any of a genus (Eucalyptus) of tall, aromatic, chiefly Australian evergreen trees of the myrtle family, bearing pendent leaves and umbels of white, red, or pink flowers and valued for their timber, gum, and oil.
The mallee is a species of eucalyptus growing 12 to 14 ft.
The orange, date-palm and eucalyptus have been acclimatized on the coast of Provence and the Riviera.
Amongst the most remarkable galls recently discovered we may mention those found on Eucalyptus, Casuarina and other trees and plants in Australia.
The eucalyptus is of quite modern introduction; it has been extensively planted in malarious districts.
The planting of eucalyptus trees is out of favour at present, but it appears to have been successful in Portugal, not from any prophylactic virtues in the plant, but through the great absorption of moisture by its deep roots, which tends to dry the subsoil.