myrtle beech


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Noun1.myrtle beech - large evergreen tree of Tasmania
evergreen beech, southern beech - any of various beeches of the southern hemisphere having small usually evergreen leaves
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We are surrounded by enormous Eucalyptus Regnans, or mountain ash gum trees, various varieties of Acacias, Myrtle Beech, Sassafras, Blue Gums and an under storey of dogwoods, tree ferns, Australian flowering mint bushes, and all the tiny ferns, mosses and lichens you would expect to find in a moist, deep fern gully.
Nothofagus cunninghammii Heartwood pink to reddish brown; Myrtle beech sapwood narrow and almost white.