Amazing Nature: The Magnificent Rainbow Eucalyptus

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The Rainbow Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus deglupta), also known as Mindanao gum or rainbow gum is the only Eucalyptus species found naturally in the Northern Hemisphere.

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A wonderful example of Eucalyptus deglupta

Arguably the most colorful tree on Earth, it can grow 6 feet (1.8 m) wide and over 200 feet (61 m) tall.

The multi-coloured streaks on its trunk come from patches of outer bark that are shed periodically, showing the bright-green inner bark.
This then darkens and matures to give different tones and colors. Amazing, isn’t it?