Eucalyptus crebra F.Muell.
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1859) Journal Linnean Society, Botany 3: 87. Type: Queensland, Burdekin, 10 Nov. 1856,F. Mueller; holo: MEL. Fide S. T. Blake (1953) Aust. J. Bot. 1: 304.
Red Ironbark; White Ironbark; Narrow Leaved Ironbark; Narrow Leaved Red Ironbark; Ironbark, White; Ironbark, Red; Ironbark, Narrow Leaved; Ironbark, Grey; Grey Ironbark
Dead bark dark, almost black on the outer surface; layered when viewed in transverse section, the layers being full of gum veins.
Cotyledons about 3-5 x 5-8 mm, oil dots visible along the margins, petioles about 3-5 mm long. First leaf blades about 20-27 x 4-5 mm, petioles about 3-4 mm long. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blades about 40-80 x 6-8 mm. petiole about 206 mm long. Oil dots visible in all parts of the leaf blade with the aid of a lens. Seed germination time 5 to 10 days.
Produces a very durable, hard and heavy timber suitable for heavy construction wood.
Wood specific gravity 1.09. Cause et al. (1989).