|Eucalyptus rubida in Burra, New South Wales|
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The candlebark (Eucalyptus rubida) is a medium sized tree of the genus Eucalyptus. It occurs in south eastern Australia and Tasmania, typically in open woodland around the lower slopes of the Great Dividing Range, but also in taller forests 
The bark of the candlebark is generally smooth and white, with unshaded limbs often turning red or orange in the summer. The trunk of the tree often has a ragged base where the old layers of bark have not fallen away, giving the appearance of a stubby candle, and the tree its name. The bark of the trunk is also often cut with horizontal marks made by a burrowing beetle.
- Wiltshire, Rob and Potts, Brad (2007) EucaFlip Life-size guide to the eucalypts of Tasmania School; of Plant Science, University of Tasmania and CRC for Forestry. ISBN 978-1-86295-397-0 -with classification of white gums as - Subgenus - Symphyomyrtus, Section - Maidenariam, Series- Viminales.
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