mallee A southern Australian sclerophyllous scrub community, about 2–3 m high, in which most of the species belong to the genus Eucalyptus. The scrub is very similar to that found in other continents where Mediterranean-type climates occur (e.g. the chaparral of California and the maquis of Europe).
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