Rainbow-Coloured Eucalyptus Trees of New Guinea [7 Pics]

New Guinea Colourful Tree

Aug 9 2012

More commonly known as the Rainbow Gum, it is the only Eucalyptus species found naturally in the Northern Hemisphere. They are native to New Britain, New Guinea, Ceram, Sulawesi and Mindanao.

New Britain Colourful Tree

The unique multi-hued bark is the most distinctive feature of the tree. Patches of outer bark are shed annually at different times, showing a bright green inner bark. This then darkens and matures to give blue, purple, orange and then maroon tones.

Eucalyptus tree

Eucalyptus deglupta

Colourful Bark on Tree

New Guinea Vegetation tall tree

New Guinea bright green and orange bark

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