flooded gum


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flooded gum

n
(Plants) any of various eucalyptus trees of Australia, esp Eucalyptus saligna (the Sydney blue gum), that grow in damp soil
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Noun1.flooded gum - any of several Australian gum trees growing on moist or alluvial soil
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
Eucalypt grandis, rose gum - very tall tree of Queensland and New South Wales
cider gum, Eucalypt gunnii - small to medium-sized tree of Tasmania
Eucalypt tereticornis, forest red gum - tall tree of Queensland and New South Wales and Victoria
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Eucalyptus grandis, Red Grandis, flooded gum, rose gum
The tree, known as rose gum, flooded gum and eucalyptus, is one of the most valued of the commercial eucalypts and is used for wood pallets, veneer, poles, pulpwood and fuel.
The red gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) is the favorite host tree of this pest, although the flooded gum (Eucalyptus rudis), the blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus) and the red ironbark (Eucalyptus sideroxylon) are other widely grown, psyllid-infested species.