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Eucalyptus rudis Endl. Flooded Gum Endl., Fenzl, Benth. & Schott, 49 ( ). Conservation Code: Not threatened. Naturalised Status: Native to. An Eucalyptus rudis in Goleta, CA is registered as a California Big Tree. It measures feet high, with a trunk circumference of inches and a crown spread. Flooded gum (Eucalyptus rudis) In south-western Australia flooded gum replaces its close relative river gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) as the dominant tree of.

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rydis The properties assessed were turning, machinability, boring, screwholding, stability, sanding, gluing and finishing. Tree Pictures, South-Western Australia Flooded gum Eucalyptus rudis In south-western Australia flooded gum replaces its close relative river gum Eucalyptus camaldulensis as the dominant tree of many moist sites — swamps and the surrounds of lakes, river banks and floodplains, and alluvial soils generally.

Latin rudis, rude, rough, suggested as referring to the apparent worthlessness of the timber.

Eucalypts Aboriginal name, moitch, is useful in avoiding confusion with an eastern Australian eucalypt also called flooded gum.

This book uses the descriptive terms rather than numbers. Ratings are now available for about seventy species for decay, and for decay plus termites. Forest Products Commission Western Australia. The tree is relatively fast-growing with potential for remediation of land affected by moderate levels of salinity.

Eucalyptus rudis – Wikipedia

Strength group and properties Minimum values MPa for strength groups for green and seasoned timber come from Australian Standard AS ‘Timber – Classification of strength groups’. King George Sound, W. Blue Gum Lake, Mt Pleasant, is named after this tree now ruis entirely replaced there by exotic trees and non-local eucalypts.


The crowns regenerate in late spring.

Uses Various past and potential rduis are given as a general guide, but the list is obviously not conclusive. Other species such as Goldfields timbers are only available in limited quantities because of their scattered occurrence and the fact that the industry is in the early stages of development.

To the north and north-east of its natural distribution, E.

Heartwood is a yellow to light reddish brown, hard and cross-grained. Eucalyptus rudis has two subspecies: WA flooded gum is a medium-sized tree with height 10 to 20 m and diameter up to 1 m. Wood density Green density is the density of wood in the living tree, defined as green mass divided by green volume, and useful for estimating transport costs. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved 3 December Mature buds ovoid to diamond-shaped 0.

Reconditioning is essential for recovering collapse which may have occurred during the drying process, and is essential for species such as the ash-type eucalypts of eastern Australia. In its area of natural occurrence it should not be confused with other species and with its rough bark may be anticipated along streams and in swampy areas. The species occurs near the coast and adjacent ranges from north of Geraldton to the south coast.

Dressing, sanding, drilling, turning and finishing are rated as good, carving is fair. Inthe botanist Nikolai Turczaninow named and described Eucalyptus brachypoda in the Bulletin de la Societe Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscouwhich is now known as a synonym for E.


Atlas of Living Australia. Rhdis gum, Moitch Scientific classification Kingdom: Availability Timber from many species is available only in limited quantities, from near the areas where the trees grow naturally or in plantations. The brackets indicate conservative provisional ratings based on the wood density. Very limited availability from private property.

Drying and shrinkage As wood dries, it shrinks more in the tangential direction i.

The ratings are not relevant to above-ground use. Eucalyptus rudis is a species of small to medium-sized eucalyptuus gum tree endemic to Western Australia, occurring on the coastal plain rusis and south of Perth between Dongarra and Margaret River, the Darling Range and south-eastwards to the Pallinup River, always on stream banks or floodplains, on silty soils with clay subsoil.

This measure has the advantage that moisture content variations in the tree during the year are avoided. Eucalyptus rudiscommonly known as moitchswamp gum and flooded gumis a tree native to Western Australia. Types, properties and uses.

It varies with season and growing conditions. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Flooded Gum Eucalyptus rudis Robert Powell: Where test data were available, they are shown in bold print.

Green and dry strength groups are S5 and SD5. Juvenile growth coppice or field seedlings to 50 cm: