Reaching Great Heights on Manna Gums

View from aloft / Source: T. Miranda 2021

The journey starts in the manna. Contrasted by concrete and buildings, this tree stands amid chaos, beauty and lifestyle. For the most studied ones, a tree that could reach 70 metres in its usual habitat, Manna Gums, or Eucalyptus viminalis, shows off its smooth bark with a thick stocking. Rough bark, fibrous, grey, brown or black, are textures undoubtedly noticeable.

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Tiago Miranda

Tiago Miranda

Naturalist | Arborist | Lecturer | Climber