Giant Australian eucalyptus (9 photos)
Homeland eucalyptus (Eucalyptus sp.) – Australia and the island of Tasmania. Here, in the abundance of plant grow mighty giants.Eucalyptus reach a height of 50 meters, and their root system goes deep into the ground even further away. There are several types of eucalyptus.
For the most part, are not allocated impressive eucalyptus trunk diameter or height. But if you visit Australia, you might wonder what are these huge trees. In fact, eucalyptus – is a genus of evergreen plants, which includes several hundred species of trees and shrubs.And only some of them may well compete in height with the giant sequoias of North America. At the same time, the highest is the so-called royal eucalyptus. It is endemic to Australia and Tasmania. Officially documented royal eucalyptus height may exceed 100 meters.