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Eucalyptus.

Eucalyptus dumosa A. Cunn. Myrtaceae. Mallee.

Australia. A manna called lerp is produced upon the leaves, which the natives use for food. It is said to be a secretion from an insect.

Eucalyptus gunnii Hook. f. Cider Tree.

Australia. This plant yields a cool, refreshing liquid from wounds made in the bark during spring.

Eucalyptus oleosa F. Muell. Mallee.

Australia. The water drained from the roots is clear and good and is used by the natives of Queensland when no other water is obtainable.

Eucalyptus terminalis F. Muell.

Australia. Manna is procured from the leaves and small branches.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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