The eucalyptus includes a wide variety of trees of the same family. The eucalyptus found in Corsica come from Australia, and the species often covers about 90% of the forests. Eucalyptus is a variety that adapts well to various environments and grows very quickly. It is found in California, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, and elsewhere. The species of the Mediterranean Basin (Eucalyptus globulus) has spread very widely. Portugal has very large eucalyptus forests planted to produce paper.