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stamp: Eucalyptus polybractea 2011

Date of issue: 17 May 2011
Designer: Wayne Rankin
Australia Post Design Studio
Printer: McKellar Renown

Adhesive-backed stamp on white paper sheet. Also available as 'scratch-&-smell' sheet of 10 stamps in a folder.

Plant: Eucalyptus polybractea


Blue Mallee

Mallee of restricted natural distribution in semi-arid areas near Wyalong in western NSW and near Bendigo in Victoria. The leaves have a bluish-green appearance, the flowers are white. One of the highest yealding eucalypts for the distilation of  eucalyptus oil and now grown in large plantations in eastern and western Australia. 
Propagation: From seed.
Cultivation: Broadacre plantations

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