mallee root

mallee root

n
(Plants) Austral the rootstock (rhizome) of a mallee tree, often used as fuel
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The varied impressions he gained as he puffed his pipe while watching a barbed wire fence being fixed, shearers changing combs or from chatting with farmers and their wives around the dying embers of a mallee root fire, were later to be reflected in the contents of books lining the shelves of public libraries throughout Western Australia.
10) Although the region's name derives from bushland that the local Indigenous people considered to be a supporter of life, (11) for the water in mallee roots, (12) European occupation since the mid-1800s has been narrated largely as a struggle on a frontier "where coping with disastrous drought was part of the pioneer lifestyle.
While the Mallee Roots Blaze: The Story of Berriwillock.