Scribbly gum - definition of scribbly gum by The Free Dictionary
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scribbly gum (ˈskribəlɪ)
(Botany) any species of the genus Eucalyptus with smooth white bark marked with random patterns made by wood-boring insects
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moth larvae bore a meandering tunnel through the eucalypt tree's bark.
But she never gave up trying to do the impossible of beating the disease, but is now at peace," he said in recent letter to friends from Scribbly Gum
Estate, near Forster, where he now lives.
Fisher surveyed six sites within red stringybark and inland scribbly gum
woodland that had previously been cleared for livestock.