The front cover of EUCLID 3rd edition CD-ROM.

The front cover of EUCLID 3rd edition CD-ROM by the Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research.

EUCLID: Eucalypts of Australia

EUCLID: Eucalypts of Australia is the definitive electronic identification and information system for eucalypts and has now been expanded to cover all 894 eucalypts of Australia in the one DVD.

  • 31 October 2006 | Updated 14 October 2011

Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research. 2006. EUCLID: Eucalypts of Australia. Third Edition. CSIRO PUBLISHING. DVD.


The EUCLID: Eucalypts of Australia DVD covers eucalypts' morphology – habit, bark, leaves, flowers, fruits, buds, seeds and juveniles and some geographic and ecological information.

It is a simple means of naming a eucalypt plant or specimen using whatever information is available to you.

Easy to navigate fact sheets for each species include:

  • a botanical description
  • common name
  • the formal scientific name together with nomenclatural synonyms
  • geographic and ecological information
  • notes covering relationships, distinguishing features and other species with which it might be confused.

This information is complemented with over 9 000 high quality colour images covering each species, illustrating all the main features of the plant, and a map showing natural distribution.

New in the Third Edition is:

  • an additional 204 taxa compared with second edition, a total of 894 taxa
  • over 2 200 new images, with more than 9 000 images in total
  • includes flowering times
  • type photographs for many eucalypt names
  • comparative notes for discrimination of species in many large eucalypt groups.

System requirements

To run the EUCLID: Eucalypts of Australia DVD you will need:

This is a simple means of naming a eucalypt plant or specimen using whatever information is available to you.
  • Lucid 2.2
  • DVD drive
  • Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • minimum 32MB RAM; 64MB RAM or higher is recommended
  • Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater
  • SVGA monitor (800 x 600 or better)
  • mouse
  • internet connection (optional).


This electronic reference will be important for:

  • botanists and ecologists
  • foresters
  • land managers
  • conservationists
  • educators and students.

View a sample of EUCLID: Eucalypts of Australia DVD from CSIRO PUBLISHING.