Eucalyptus blakelyi

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Blakelys red gum
Eucalyptus blakely juvenile leaves.jpg
juvenile leaves of the Blakelys Red Gum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: E. blakelyi
Binomial name
Eucalyptus blakelyi
Maiden

Eucalyptus blakelyi, known as the Blakely's red gum is a common eucalyptus tree of the tablelands of New South Wales and adjacent areas in Queensland and Victoria. Growing to 10–24 metres (33–79 ft) tall, the trunk is smooth, with shedding scales of bark, revealing varying colours of pink, white and grey.[1] This species is often a victim of eucalyptus dieback.[2]

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  1. ^ Walker, Karen; Burrows, Geoff; McMahon, Lynne (2001). 'Bidgee bush : an identification guide to common native plant species of the south western slopes of New South Wales. Yarralumla, Australian Capital Territory: Greening Australia. p. 14. ISBN 1-875345-61-2. 
  2. ^ http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/119384716/abstract?CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0