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Date of issue: 17 Nov 1982
Designer: E. Conabere

Plant:Eucalyptus globulus

Family: Myrtaceae

Tasmanian Blue Gum
Medium to large tree to 45m high.
Several sub-species are recognised.
Juvenile foliage blue-grey, adult leaves dark green.
Occurs naturally in Victoria and Tasmania.
Commonly grown overseas (eg California).
State floral emblem for Tasmania.


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