Australian Mountain Ash (Eucalyptus regnans)

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Comments (9)

Marbiz on May 31, 2009

Australian Mountain Ash is known to attain heights over 100 metres. It is an evergreen and is the tallest of all flowering plants. It is also the tallest hardwood in the World!

joyfotos on May 31, 2009

No wonder I thought this was an ant's eye view......makes one feel like an ant looking up at the world.

I am a little not associate the two words ash and eucalyptus. Does it smell like a eucalyptus?

Marbiz on June 1, 2009

JF I haven't been able to find out why its called a Mountain "Ash" but it is definitely a eucalyptus and the leaves would have that distinctive smell ... if one can get up that high to find out!!! :).

joyfotos on June 1, 2009

Thanks for the educational info - you learn something new each day on Pano. Getting high enough to see/smell the leaves might be a bit of a problem :).

Norrel on June 2, 2009

You can find leaves on smaller Eucalyptus trees as well, JF. If you rubbed the leaves, you would definitely smell eucalyptus.

Jean Gregory Evans on June 9, 2009

Hi everybody, here in North Carolina, USA, you can buy dried eucalyptus for use in flower arranging and as craft supplies.

Norrel, you don't even have to rub it to release the odor. People love to use the eucalyptus in crafty looking wreaths and hang it at their entrances so the scent refreshes as someone passes by and makes the house smell so good. It is a powerful scent... if you put your nose right over the leaf and inhale deeply, you can get your sinuses cleaned as well.

It's a swell photo, M!



Marbiz on June 15, 2009

Mira it would take 3 or 4 people holding hands and banding around it.

Thanks Jean what a fountain of knowledge you have!. Love it. :)

InTheBush on March 31, 2013

Great view :-)

Marbiz on April 2, 2013

Thanks InTheBush. Have you visited this area recently?

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  • Uploaded on May 31, 2009
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    by Marbiz
    • Camera: Canon EOS 450D
    • Taken on 2009/05/31 14:20:02
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