Ghost gum

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Ghost Gum may refer to a number of Australian evergreen tree species [1] including:

Evergreen plant that has leaves in all four seasons

In botany, an evergreen is a plant that has leaves throughout the year that are always green. This is true even if the plant retains its foliage only in warm climates, and contrasts with deciduous plants, which completely lose their foliage during the winter or dry season. There are many different kinds of evergreen plants, both trees and shrubs. Evergreens include:

<i>Corymbia aparrerinja</i> species of plant

Corymbia aparrerinja commonly known as ghost gum, is an evergreen tree that is native to Central Australia.

<i>Corymbia bella</i> species of plant

Corymbia bella, commonly known as the ghost gum, weeping ghost gum, or the paper-fruited bloodwood, is a bloodwood native to northern Australia.

Corymbia blakei, commonly known as the ghost gum, is a bloodwood native to eastern Australia.

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Eucalypt is a descriptive name for woody plants with capsule fruiting bodies belonging to seven closely related genera found across Australasia: Eucalyptus, Corymbia, Angophora, Stockwellia, Allosyncarpia, Eucalyptopsis and Arillastrum.

<i>Corymbia ficifolia</i> species of plant

Corymbia ficifolia, commonly known as the red flowering gum, Albany red flowering gum and the Albany redgum, is one of the most commonly planted ornamental trees in the broader eucalyptus family. The species was previously known as Eucalyptus ficifolia until re-classified in 1995.

<i>Angophora</i> genus of plants

Angophora is a genus of flowering plants in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae, described as a genus in 1797. It is endemic to Australia, where species are distributed in Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria. The centre of diversity is along the northern and central coast of New South Wales.

<i>Corymbia calophylla</i> treee found in Western Australia

Corymbia calophylla is a species of tree, common in the southwest of Australia. Originally described as a species of Eucalyptus, it is commonly named as marri in preference to red gum.

<i>Corymbia citriodora</i> species of plant

Corymbia citriodora is a tall tree, growing to 35 metres (115 ft) in height, from temperate and tropical north eastern Australia. It is also known as lemon-scented gum, blue spotted gum, lemon eucalyptus and eucalyptus citriodora.

Spotted gum usually refers to the Australian tree species Corymbia maculata but may also refer to other closely related species within the genus Corymbia as follows:

Corymbia abergiana, commonly known as range bloodwood or Rockingham Bay bloodwood, is a bloodwood native to Queensland, Australia.

<i>Corymbia maculata</i> species of plant

Corymbia maculata, commonly known as spotted gum, is an endemic Australian tree.

<i>Corymbia intermedia</i> species of plant

Corymbia intermedia or the pink bloodwood is a bloodwood native to Queensland and New South Wales. More specifically it is found on a narrow belt ranging from Cooktown to north of Newcastle.

<i>Corymbia polycarpa</i> Species of plant

Corymbia polycarpa, also known as the long-fruited bloodwood or small-flowered bloodwood is a bloodwood native to northern Australia. Indigenous Australians of different language groups have different names for the tree. The Nungali peoples know the tree as narrga or gunjid, the Mulluk-Mulluk know it as dawart, the Yangman know it as bodog, the Gurindji peoples as jadburru and the Wagiman as jagatjjin.

<i>Corymbia tessellaris</i> species of plant

Corymbia tessellaris, the carbeen, Moreton Bay ash, black butt, is a Ghost gum tree ranging from small to 35 m. tall, forming a lignotuber. Bark rough on lower 1–4 m of trunk, tessellated, dark grey to black, abruptly changing to white-cream smooth bark above that is sometimes powdery. Name from Latin: tessellaris - tessellated, referring to the rough bark in small squares.

<i>Corymbia terminalis</i> species of plant

Corymbia terminalis, also known as tjuta, joolta, bloodwood, desert bloodwood, plains bloodwood, northern bloodwood, western bloodwood or the inland bloodwood, is a tree native to Australia.

<i>Corymbia ptychocarpa</i> species of plant

Corymbia ptychocarpa, commonly known as the swamp bloodwood or the pink-flowering bloodwood and formerly known as Eucalyptus ptychocarpa, is a species of eucalypt native to northwestern Australia. It was given its current name in 1995 with the creation of the genus Corymbia.

<i>Corymbia eremaea</i> species of plant

Corymbia eremaea, commonly known as mallee bloodwood, hill bloodwood and centre range bloodwood, is a member of the genus Corymbia native to central Australia. Indigenous Australians know the plant as muur-muurpa.

<i>Corymbia foelscheana</i> species of plant

Corymbia foelscheana, commonly known as the fan-leaved bloodwood, smooth-barked bloodwood or the broad-leaved bloodwood, is a bloodwood native to the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

<i>Corymbia setosa</i> species of plant

Corymbia setosa, commonly known as the rough leaved bloodwood and the rough leaved range gum, is a member of the genus Corymbia native to northern Australia.

<i>Corymbia torelliana</i> species of plant

Corymbia torelliana is a tree of the genus Corymbia native to the Australian state of Queensland.

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