Eucalyptus camaldulensis, the red eucalyptus, is a tree of the genus Eucalyptus. It is a species planted in many parts of the world. It is native to Australia where it is widely spread, especially near water courses.
It is a family tree and icon of Australia. It produces good shade for the extreme temperatures in central Australia, and stabilizes river banks, retaining the soil.
It grows up to 20 m, sometimes reaches 60 m in height; its thick (3 cm) spongy rhythm (cortex), mixing reddish, gray, greenish and whitish.