tree of a nation Eucalypts are the scent, shape and shade of the Australian bush

Connellan, Ian
April 2007
Australian Geographic;Apr-Jun2007, Issue 86, p74
The article features the Eucalyptus plants which comprises the flora vegetation in Australia. It states that the country features 900 eucalypt species which are commonly known as gum trees featuring different colors including blue gum, yellow gum and white ironbank. It shows that the 32.5 hectares Currency Creek Arboretum (CCA) presents 900 eucalypts species or subspecies of various plants. It was inferred that the eucalyptus plant comprises the country's most popular tree. In addition, several photographs depicting different eucalyptus trees are presented. INSET: The phoenix tree.


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