Saturday, 30 December 2006

Spotted gum, South Rosedale


My favourite tree.
It says on this website:
"From 1844 until recently Spotted Gum was known as Eucalyptus maculata, but after years of discussion and argument botanists finally agreed to change the name to Corymbia maculata. Along with a few other closely related trees in the Bloodwood group, Spotted Gum was separated from the Eucalypts and put into their own genus."

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Winter afternoon, Moruya River