Red Bloodwood, Corymbia gummifera

Red Bloodwood

When hiking the coastline in Wilsons Prom I found something red and glittering on the ground. Lou told me this was dripping from the tree, indicating there were Sugar gliders in the area. When later browsing the internet, I learned this red stuff was called kino and occurs when ever certain Eucalyptus types get mechanically damaged. One of them is named after this effect - the Red Bloodwood. The trees themselves are fairly tall with a unusual dark bark.

Kino by Red Bloodwood
smiling gum tree leaves

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