gum tree

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The tragic thing is that near all the stripped manna gum trees, there was plenty of another kind of eucalyptus. BostonGlobe.com, "Scientists look for ways to counter the dietary dilemma of koalas - The Boston Globe," 10 Sep. 2019 In 2013, a koala population in Cape Otway, Australia, plucked the leaves off every manna gum tree in the area, triggering a die-off of trees and koalas. BostonGlobe.com, "Scientists look for ways to counter the dietary dilemma of koalas - The Boston Globe," 10 Sep. 2019 Although Florida also produces honey from orange blossoms, gallberries and wildflowers, the honey from white tupelo gum trees ranks highest in price and flavor. Jennifer Kay, The Seattle Times, "Hurricane Michael could sour Florida’s tupelo honey harvest," 22 Oct. 2018 Twenty minutes away via seaplane is Pretty Beach House, an incredibly chic four-room hotel on a bay surrounded by gum trees near Bouddi National Park, on the Bouddi Peninsula. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, "What to Do in Sydney: The Black Book," 5 July 2018 The Marigny neutral ground, which runs from U.S. 190 to Lakeshore Drive on the eastern side of Mandeville, currently has various oak and gum trees, along with other plantings. Kim Chatelain, NOLA.com, "'Incredible Edible' forest takes root in Mandeville," 23 May 2018 Although Florida also produces honey from orange blossoms, gallberries and wildflowers, the honey from white tupelo gum trees ranks highest in price and flavor. Jennifer Kay, The Seattle Times, "Hurricane Michael could sour Florida’s tupelo honey harvest," 22 Oct. 2018 Twenty minutes away via seaplane is Pretty Beach House, an incredibly chic four-room hotel on a bay surrounded by gum trees near Bouddi National Park, on the Bouddi Peninsula. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, "What to Do in Sydney: The Black Book," 5 July 2018 The Marigny neutral ground, which runs from U.S. 190 to Lakeshore Drive on the eastern side of Mandeville, currently has various oak and gum trees, along with other plantings. Kim Chatelain, NOLA.com, "'Incredible Edible' forest takes root in Mandeville," 23 May 2018

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1676, in the meaning defined above

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