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Eucalyptus deglupta

Eucalyptus deglupta

Thanks again to van swearingen@Flickr for sharing an image with us (original | BPotD Flickr Group Pool). Appreciated, as always!

Rainbow gum or rainbow eucalyptus is native to Indonesia, Papua-New Guinea and the Philippines. Its presence in the Philippines makes it the only species of Eucalyptus native to the northern hemisphere.

The World Agroforestry Centre contains a fact sheet on Eucalyptus deglupta.

12 Comments

Gorgeous, thank you!

I had to laugh. It is very beautiful in nature, but when I first glanced at the picture my first thougth was, "Ug, that was my sister's 1970's color scheme! NOOOOooooo!"

Very interesting photo. As it unfolded I looked and looked, thinking it was a 'bird eye view' of the earth, somewhere where the Eucalyptus grew, it looks like lakes, and various crops of whatever, and honestly, I was kind of confused until I realized that this must be a picture of the trunk or bark of the tree. Amazing where one's imagination can go with just a picture. I've not written a thousand words, but I could, I bet. Thanks for the very colorful treat.

I grow a number of Eucs on my property and knew immediately what it was, even though I don't (can't) grow this one. A great photo!

Cheers, LPN (Barrie)

Interesting colors. Hmm, the Phillipines are in the northern hemisphere? Phew, back to Google Earth!

the above looks like a fine painting
with a wide brush used by the artist

thank you

Today Photograph is very interesting. I am please to learn where it is natice too.
Thank you,
Margaret-Rae

Wow! What an eye this photographer has! Thank you for this beautiful image.

Thank you for solving a mystery! We admired and photographed 3 trees with this beautiful rainbow bark on Maui, but had no idea what it was.

Very beautiful and also similar to the snow gum bark. Is there a family tree for eucalypts ?

an inspiration for some hand dyed shibori....


I can tell where can I obtain seeds of this type of eucalyptus'm interested
thanks for the reply

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