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Eucalyptus cinerea

Eucalyptus cinerea, Kenya, photo © by Michael Plagens

Photographed at Menangai Crater, Kenya. March 2013.

leaves of Eucalyptus cinerea photo © Michael Plagens From Wikipedia: Commonly known as the Argyle apple or silver dollar tree, this eucalyptus is small to medium sized, with rough bark, persistent on the trunk and larger branches, thick, fibrous, longitudinally furrowed, reddish-brown to grey-brown. Trees are usually mature in the juvenile leaf phase but can often produce intermediate and adult leaves which are stalked, broad-lanceolate to 11 x 2cm, concolorous, greyish-blue and glaucous. White flowers appear in mid spring to early summer.

Myrtaceae -- Myrtle Family

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