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  • n. Plural form of eucalypt.

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Examples

  • It favored fire and life forms that were generalists and promoted the ability to spread -- perfect for both eucalypts and people.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Climate Change and Australia's Living Pinosaur

  • Gillian Polack 3:52 pm: Canberra is mountains and valleys, full of eucalypts and gardens and small lakes.

    Transcript: Settings-The Medieval World « Coyote Con

  • Some people are still quoting the Sheahan's false tale about chopping down 250 eucalypts.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • There'd be vegetation designed to resist catching fire, but perhaps also flora like eucalypts which are basically designed to spread fire to eliminate competing species while being able to survive fire themselves.

    mikandra: help me speculate

  • Plant hybrid zones as centers of biodiversity: The herbivore community of two endemic Tasmanian eucalypts.

    Climate change and insects as a forest disturbance in the Arctic

  • Its eight protected areas preserve a record of the adaptation and diversification of the eucalypts in post-Gondwanan isolation on the Australian continent.

    Greater Blue Mountains Area, Australia

  • Its unique and diverse wildlife of threatened and endemic species preserves a record of Australia's evolution, especially that of the eucalypts and plants associated with them.

    Greater Blue Mountains Area, Australia

  • Having invited fire by emitting the volatile oils of their leaves in the heat, the eucalypts would now protect themselves with almost immediate new growth from the hidden epicormic buds beneath the under-bark.

    Wildwood

  • Nash himself is an artist deeply rooted in his own place but also an adventurer, like many other sculptors, who loves to travel to work in new landscapes with new materials: California redwood or madrone, Tasmanian eucalypts or palm trees in Barcelona.

    Wildwood

  • He would paint in watercolour the ruby interior of a hakea-seed capsule, a swift moth emerging from its chrysalis in the sand after night rain, the scarlet breast of a regent parrot picking white moth-caterpillars off the green-amber new growth of a dwarf Angophora, green flames of new growth exploding from the tops of grass trees like Roman candles or the epicormic growth of buds bursting out of the burnt bark of eucalypts.

    Wildwood

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