eucalyptus gum


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Noun1.eucalyptus gum - reddish-brown dried gummy exudation from any of several trees of the genus Eucalyptus especially Eucalyptus camaldulensiseucalyptus gum - reddish-brown dried gummy exudation from any of several trees of the genus Eucalyptus especially Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Eucalyptus rostrata, river gum, river red gum - somewhat crooked red gum tree growing chiefly along rivers; has durable reddish lumber used in heavy construction
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
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Sleeping up to 20 hours a day, koalas are found nestled in eucalyptus gum trees which provide them with their only source of food -- eucalyptus leaves.
Combine with shrubs, berries and foliages such as pussy willow, dyed white birch, silvery brunia berries or textured eucalyptus gum pots.
The Eucalyptus gums -- the kind Koala bears climb and the ingredient eucalyptus oil is derived from -- will be covered in a future column.