Eucalyptus sp.

Scientific name: Eucalyptus sp.
Botanical family: MYRTACEAE

Vernacular names

(In territories with significant traditional TRAMIL use)


  • eucalipto


  • eucalipto

Botanical description

Trees, up to 40 m high.  Stem erect; bark smooth, scaly.  Leaves simple, alternate, aromatic.

Many species were introduced into North and South America and almost all of them are used in traditional medicine.  Furthermore, hybridization has occurred between the different species which makes identification difficult.  Therefore, no detailed description is provided for a species.


Ochoa,265,HPMHV (E. tereticornis) Ríos,400,CECALLI (E. camaldulensis) Mercado,3,CIMCZA (E. cinerea) TramilCol,21890,CUCV (E. globulus)





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