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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

River Red Gum, Spain
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Eucalyptus camaldulensis

The River Red Gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) is an evergreen tree in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae, native to Australia.



Five interesting facts about Eucalyptus camaldulensis:


  • It can grow to 45 metres (148 ft) tall.
  • It could reach ages of 500 to 1000 years.
  • It is of major importance in Australia as a source of honey, producing heavy yields of nectar in good seasons.
  • It is one of the most widely planted eucalypts in the world.
  • The essential oil from the leaves has been used medicinally for treating coughs and as a vermifuge.

Eucalyptus camaldulensis
River Red Gum branch, Spain
River Red Gum
River Red Gum leaves, Spain
River Red Gum
River Red Gum trunk, Spain
River Red Gum
River Red Gum leaves, Spain
Eucalyptus camaldulensis
River Red Gum leaves, Spain
River Red Gum
River Red Gum leaves, Spain
River Red Gum
River Red Gum tree, Spain


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