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Cider Gum Eucalyptus gunnii (Myrtaceae) HEIGHT to 30m <br />
Medium-sized Gum. BARK Smooth, readily peeling, greenish-white or pink-tinged. BRANCHES Upright to level. LEAVES Juvenile leaves ovate, to 4cm long, opposite with heart-shaped bases. Adult leaves ovate to lanceolate, to 7cm long, with veins sometimes prominent. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS White flowers in small clusters of 3 on slightly flattened stalks up to 8mm long. Buds cylindrical, about 8mm long with a rounded cap. Fruit, to 1cm long, is bell-shaped; slightly concave disc and up to 5 valves. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of Tasmania. Hardy in our climate and much-planted.
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Cider Gum Eucalyptus gunnii (Myrtaceae) HEIGHT to 30m
Medium-sized Gum. BARK Smooth, readily peeling, greenish-white or pink-tinged. BRANCHES Upright to level. LEAVES Juvenile leaves ovate, to 4cm long, opposite with heart-shaped bases. Adult leaves ovate to lanceolate, to 7cm long, with veins sometimes prominent. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS White flowers in small clusters of 3 on slightly flattened stalks up to 8mm long. Buds cylindrical, about 8mm long with a rounded cap. Fruit, to 1cm long, is bell-shaped; slightly concave disc and up to 5 valves. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of Tasmania. Hardy in our climate and much-planted.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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