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red gum 1

n.
Any of several eucalpytus trees, especially the widely planted species Eucalyptus camaldulensis, having smooth bark that peels off in strips, reddish wood, and lance-shaped, aromatic leaves.

red gum 2

red gum

n
1. (Plants) any of several Australian myrtaceous trees of the genus Eucalyptus, esp E. camaldulensis, which has reddish wood. See also blue gum
2. (Forestry) the hard red wood from this tree, used for making railway sleepers, posts, etc
3. (Plants) another name for sweet gum

red′ gum′


n.
1. any of several eucalyptus trees, esp. Eucalyptuscamaldulensis, having a smooth, gray bark.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.red gum - reddish-brown dried gummy exudation from any of several trees of the genus Eucalyptus especially Eucalyptus camaldulensisred 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
2.red gum - very large red gum tree
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
3.red gum - red gum tree of Tasmania
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
4.red gum - reddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniturered gum - reddish-brown wood and lumber from heartwood of the sweet gum tree used to make furniture
gumwood, gum - wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum
5.red gum - a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sapred gum - a North American tree of the genus Liquidambar having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap
liquidambar - any tree of the genus Liquidambar
liquidambar, sweet gum - aromatic exudate from the sweet gum tree
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It is also home to large, mature River Red Gums that hold strong cultural significance to the local Arrernte people.
River Red Gums can live for up to a thousand years.
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1) Australian river red gums (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) are now grown in many countries including Egypt, South Africa.
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As part of the Macquarie River system, rising above Bathurst and the Central Tablelands of north-west NSW, there was a time when the vast 220 000 hectare expanse of the Macquarie Marshes was home to Australia's greatest diversity of waterbirds and a wide range of other flora and fauna, including stands of stately river red gums.
Goulburn Park is a centrepiece for the Seymour community, being located on the mighty Goulburn River and home to some of the most magnificent river red gums, Mr Ryan said.