River Red Gum, River Gum, Murray Red Gum, Red Gum
Tree to 45m tall. Bark smooth or sometimes rough at the base. Leaves aromatic when crushed, alternating up the stems, 5-30cm long, 7-32mm wide. Leaves hairless, flat, glossy or dull, grey or grey-green, with a straight point. Flowers white to cream, with 0 petals, in clusters of 7 to 12 at the bases of the leaves. Flower bud caps about the same length as the base, or longer than the base. Nuts that have dropped their seed have triangular protruding valves.
Description and photo (as Eucalyptus camaldulensis ssp. camaldulensis) (pages 519-520) and line drawing of nut (Fig. 55a page 523) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales.
Description and photographs in the DVD/thumb drive Euclid