Sunday, December 8, 2019

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Shining Gum in O’Shannassy catchment

The tallest knonw representative of its species - 85 m tall shining gum (Eucalyptus nitens) in Yarra Ranges National Park. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.6222 S 145.8394...

Stewart’s Tree

The tallest known karri (Eucalyptus diversicolor) is the 85 m tall Stewart's Tree or Stewart Karri. There are frequently found specimens of this species...

Boreas – the tallest Eucalyptus obliqua

The tallest known Australian oak (Eucalyptus obliqua L'Hér.). The tree is 88 m high and has a girth of 11 m and volume of...

Alpine Ash in Florentine Valley

The highest alpine ash (Eucalyptus delegatensis R.T.Baker). Height 87.9 m, girth 9.6 m, volume 161 m3. Name in forestry databases - TT 79. Location,...

Darejo – Errinundra Gum of Result Creek

Largest tree in species (Eucalyptus denticulata I.O.Cook & Ladiges), circumference 14.4 m, height 62 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.2470 S 148.7933 E Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and...

Blackbutt “Benaroon”

The stoutest blackbutt (Eucalyptus pilularis Sm.). 60 m high, girth 15.1 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.6882 S 152.6823 E Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, New...

Historic Herbig Tree

River red gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.) of unusual cone form, circumference 15.28 m, height just 14.0 m. The enormous hollow in the tree was...

Maleny small-leaved fig

Very stout small-leaved fig (Ficus obliqua), circumference 16.55 m, height 49 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 26.7775 S 152.8776 E Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, Queensland,...

Old Bottle Butt

The stoutest known red bloodwood (Corymbia gummifera), circumference 17.5 m (16.3 m?), height 52 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.5276 S 152.7437 E Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and...

Kermandie Queen

The stoutest eucalyptus - a mountain ash (Eucalyptus regnans F.Muell.). Circumference 21.65 m, height 60 m. Suffered burns during the fire in January 2019. Location,...