Red-flower Gum

Corymbia (Eucalyptus) ficifolia

Red-flower Gum, Corymbia ficifolia, photo © by Michael Plagens

Photographed along a farm road west of Eldoret, Kenya. 31 December 2014.

The showy flowers of this species of eucalyptus have resulted in it being grown widely from its origin in southwestern Australia. Leaves dark green and elyptical. Bark pale gray to nearly white.

This tree is originally from Australia.

Myrtaceae -- Myrtle Family

More Information:

Kenya Natural History

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