The yellow box (Eucalyptus melliodora) belongs to Myrtaceae (the Myrtle family). It is a tall evergreen tree that is native from southern Queensland to Victoria of Australia. This tree grows in grassy woodlands and can reach about 30 m in height. The bark is variable, fibrous to coarse, and usually fawn to dark brown. The leaves are narrow-lanceolate or lanceolate and dull green or grey-green. The flowers are very fragrant, white to cream, and appear in spring through summer. The leaves are sweet scented and used for bath herb, potpourri or flora art.