Monday, August 21, 2017

Eucalyptus deglupta (Rainbow gum)

Eucalyptus deglupta
young tree, height : 12 m (40 ft)
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Common names : Rainbow gum tree or Mindanao gum
Family : Myrtaceae
Genus :  Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus deglupta is a tall evergreen tree originated in Southeast Asia (Indonesia, south Philippines ), New Guinea and New Britain. It is now widely cultivated in the tropics and subtropics as an ornamental street tree. The bark always peel off causing unique multicolored trunk. Eucalyptus deglupta grows up to 60 m (200 ft) tall.