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paperbark

(ˈpeɪpəˌbɑːk)
n
1. (Plants) any of several Australian myrtaceous trees of the genus Melaleuca, esp M. quinquenervia, of swampy regions, having spear-shaped leaves and papery bark that can be peeled off in thin layers
2. (Plants) the papery bark of any of these trees
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Acer griseum, the paperbark maple, improves every year with age as it gently peels back ruffles of chestnut to reveal shiny deep orange bark underneath.
This is the paperbark maple, beloved for its shaggy trunk – the tissue–thin top layer of its bark constantly peeling.
This is the paperbark maple, beloved for its shaggy trunk - the tissue-thin top layer of its bark constantly peeling.
The peeling bark of river birch, paperbark maple and crape myrtle and the smooth steel-gray trunks of American beech are also eye-catching.
The area of Perth was dense with banksia, kangaroo paws, "thickly clumped paperbark," "prickly bark," acadia, and grevillea (Garimara 82-83).
Like a snake that sheds its skin, the bark of the Saltwater Paperbark (Melaleuca cuticularis) peels off in thick white-grey sheets.
Housing affordability in Andergrove has received a welcome boost with the completion of a new environmentally friendly seniors complex on Paperbark Way.
Hackberry bark will not stop you in your tracks as does the dramatic, shiny red, peeling bark of paperbark maple or the ghostly white bark of lacebark pine.
Set in Australia, The Paperbark Shoe is a story of war, disconnected lives, the division between cultures and countries, bigotry, loss, and survival.
214) Examples include "headbands and skirts made from paperbark by Dayak groups in the interior of Borneo or in the complicated designs and weaving techniques for silk textiles, batik, brocade weaving and embroidery in countries like Thailand and Indonesia.
tree species also known as punk trees or paperbark tea trees--to spread