Eucalyptus deglupta is a tall tree, commonly known as the Rainbow
Eucalyptus, the Mindanao Gum, or the Rainbow Gum. It is the only
Eucalyptus species found naturally in the Northern Hemisphere. Its
natural distribution spans New Britain, New Guinea, Ceram, Sulawesi
and Mindanao. Now, this tree is cultivated widely around the world,
mainly for pulpwood used in making paper. It is the dominant species
used for pulpwood plantations in the Philippines.
This tree is also grown for ornamental purposes, due to the showy
multi-coloured streaks that cover the trunk. Patches of outer bark are
shed annually at different times, showing the bright-green inner bark.
This then darkens and matures to give blue, purple, orange and then
Die Natur erschafft einfach die schönsten Kunstwerke…