This native tree is commonly known as swamp mahogany.
Eucalyptus robusta is described as a "dicot" in the Myrtaceae family.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Eucalyptus robusta hybrids with Eucalyptus tereticornis are common and sometimes referred to as Eucalyptus patentinervis R. T. Baker in New South Wales (http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Eucalyptus~robusta). Regarded as a wetland species in Queensland WetlandInfo.
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
Reported at 23 Fraser Coast localities: Beelbi Creek, Boonooroo Plains, Booral, Burrum Heads, Craignish, Dundowran, Dundowran Beach, Eli Waters, Fraser Island, Granville, Pacific Haven, Pialba, Point Vernon, Poona, Scarness, Sunshine Acres, Takura, Tinnanbar, Torquay, Tuan Forest, Urangan, Urraween, Walligan.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.