Did you know the word ‘eucalyptus’ refers to a single genus of trees, while ‘eucalypt’ refers to a group of species that belong to multiple genera.
Meanwhile, ‘gum tree’ actually refers to some species of eucalypts that exude a sticky, tannin-like substance called kino, or gum.
So a gum tree isn't always a Eucalyptus tree, a Eucalyptus tree isn't always a gum tree, & a eucalypt can be a...
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Six Things You Should Know About Eucalypts