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Eucalyptus binacag, Eucalyptus multiflora, Eucalyptus naudiniana, Eucalyptus schlechteri, Eucalyptus versicolor, Eugenia binacag
Mindanao gum, rainbow eucalyptus, rainbow gum
Eucalyptus deglupta is a tall tree, commonly known as the rainbow eucalyptus, Mindanao gum, or rainbow gum. It is the only Eucalyptus species found naturally in the Northern Hemisphere. Its natural distribution spans New Britain, New Guinea, Seram, Sulawesi and Mindanao.[+]
The unique multi-hued bark is the most distinctive feature of the tree. Patches of outer bark are shed annually at different times, showing a bright green inner bark. This then darkens and matures to give blue, purple, orange and then maroon tones.
They grow 6 feet (1.8 m) wide and over 200 feet (61 m) tall.
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