Peppermint tree


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(Bot.) a name given to several Australian species of gum tree (Eucalyptus amygdalina, Eucalyptus piperita, E. odorata, etc.) which have hard and durable wood, and yield an essential oil.

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Acacia / Dusty miller Eucalyptus / Globe amaranth / Millet Ornamental cabbage Peppermint tree / Privet Queen Anne's lace / Snapdragon
And those looking for symbolism don't have to look far with towns like Uki in NSW, which means "fern with edible roots" in the Aboriginal dialect of the area, Ozenkadnook in South Australia, which means "very fat kangaroo", or NSW's Binnaway, which is derived from a word meaning "peppermint tree wollybutt".
5, 6, 8-24; peppermint H1, H2 (Eucalyptus nicholii) Peppermint tree 25-35 ft./15-30 ft.