woollybutt


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woollybutt

(ˈwʊlɪˌbʌt)
n
(Plants) Austral any of several eucalyptus trees, esp Eucalyptus longifolia, having loose fibrous bark around the base of the trunk
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With a seamless flow of information born of thousands of years of wisdom, she waves her arms at the itchy bush, whose bark can be used as a fish poison, the and judmi tree, with medicinal leaves that can be wrapped around sore limbs, and a mid-sized eucalypt, the Darwin woollybutt. 'This is a calendar tree to us--it tells us when to start burning,' she says.
The two plant species for which yields are not stated are the seeds of the two grasses, Eragrostis eriopoda (woollybutt grass) and Chenopodium rhadinostachyum (crumble weed).