is an uncommon eucalypt that
grows on relatively dry and fire prone slopes in north-western
Tasmania (e.g. along the Forth River near Lemonthyme Power Station.
is an erect tree with fibrous bark reaching the higher branches. It
can be confused with E.
amygdalina but the leaves, especially the juvenile leaves
are considerably broader. E.
rodwayi has a similar
habit, but only has seven flowers per umbel and grows in swampy
places. It is a members of the peppermint
group of species, which also includes, E. nitida,
E. tenuiramis, E. coccifera,
E. risdonii and E. pulchella.