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Ribbon Gum Eucalyptus viminalis (Myrtaceae) HEIGHT to 50m. Large tree. BARK Rough, peels in long ribbons revealing smoother, pale patches. BRANCHES Mainly upright. LEAVES Juvenile leaves opposite, oblong, to 10cm long. Adult leaves alternate, to 18cm long and tapering. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS White flowers usually in clusters of 3; buds have scarlet domed caps. Fruits rounded. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of S and E Australia, grown here for timber and ornament.
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Ribbon Gum Eucalyptus viminalis (Myrtaceae) HEIGHT to 50m. Large tree. BARK Rough, peels in long ribbons revealing smoother, pale patches. BRANCHES Mainly upright. LEAVES Juvenile leaves opposite, oblong, to 10cm long. Adult leaves alternate, to 18cm long and tapering. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS White flowers usually in clusters of 3; buds have scarlet domed caps. Fruits rounded. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of S and E Australia, grown here for timber and ornament.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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