eucalyptus tree


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Noun1.eucalyptus tree - a tree of the genus Eucalyptuseucalyptus tree - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus  
gum tree, gum - any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum
genus Eucalyptus - tall trees native to the Australian region; source of timber and medicinal oils from the aromatic leaves
eucalyptus - wood of any of various eucalyptus trees valued as timber
flooded gum - any of several Australian gum trees growing on moist or alluvial soil
mallee - any of several low-growing Australian eucalypts
stringybark - any of several Australian eucalypts having fibrous inner bark
smoothbark - any of several Australian eucalypts having the bark smooth except at or near the base of the trunk
Eucalyptus calophylla, marri, red gum - very large red gum tree
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
Eucalyptus camphora, mountain swamp gum - medium-sized swamp gum of New South Wales and Victoria
Eucalyptus coriacea, Eucalyptus pauciflora, ghost gum, snow gum, white ash - small to medium-sized tree of Australia and Tasmania having smooth white to light-grey bark shedding in patches or strips
alpine ash, Eucalyptus delegatensis, mountain oak - tall timber tree with hard heavy pinkish or light brown wood
Eucalyptus fraxinoides, white mountain ash - large tree with dark compact bark on lower trunk but smooth and white above; yields lumber similar to that of European or American ashes
blue gum, Eucalyptus globulus, fever tree - tall fast-growing timber tree with leaves containing a medicinal oil; young leaves are bluish
Eucalypt ovata, swamp gum - medium-sized tree of southern Australia
Eucalyptus maculata, spotted gum - large gum tree with mottled bark
Eucalyptus citriodora, Eucalyptus maculata citriodora, lemon-scented gum - similar to but smaller than the spotted gum and having lemon-scented leaves
Eucalyptus regnans, mountain ash - tree having wood similar to the alpine ash; tallest tree in Australia and tallest hardwood in the world
Eucalyptus viminalis, manna gum - tall tree yielding a false manna
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On the site of his orchards and vine-yards, of his proud mansion, of his very fish ponds, I have scrawled myself with half a hundred thousand eucalyptus trees.
But while he talked so heartily, Daughtry saw, in a resplendent visioning, all the freedom of a schooner in the great South Seas, and felt his heart sink in realisation that remained for him only the pest-house, the sand-dunes, and the sad eucalyptus trees.
I remember that nothing else grew in the back, around and under the eucalyptus tree.
TWO Cardiff backpackers made front-page news in Australia after a giant eucalyptus tree crashed onto the spot where they had been camping.
Most species of eucalyptus tree contain essential oils in their leaves and, depending on the species, the main component of the oil is a volatile compound called 1,8-cineole, commonly known as eucalyptol.
Two men were killed early Thursday when their luxury car crashed into a eucalyptus tree, ricocheted into a light pole and burst into flames, authorities said.
This gentle, solitary animal spends up to 20 hours a day sleeping, and the remaining hours eating eucalyptus tree leaves.
After a ferocious storm uprooted the large eucalyptus tree in our yard, my dad was confronted with the task of taking it down.
said Thursday they have set up a joint venture in the southern Chinese city of Nanning to carry out a large-scale eucalyptus tree plantation project.
On the one hand, the image of three women merging into a great eucalyptus tree, in Image # 5 (Headingly Staff, Headingly Station and Tree), 1994, is a chronicle of European self-absorption and exploitation.
The sugar glider's favorite food is eucalyptus tree nectar
Another important eucalyptus tree indigenous to Australia is the Eucalyptus maculata, also known as spotted gum.