Damocles

At 92.9 metres registered height, this is the sixth tallest flowering plant on Earth and one of the very tallest trees of the Southern Hemisphere

Swamp Gum or Mountain Ash, Eucalyptus regnans
The Myrtaceae, the myrtle, eucalyptus, tea-tree family

Vita: 7/10  Gnarl: 6/10  Wildness: 7/10 Accessibility: 2/10   Sensitivity: 5/10 

 Country: Tasmania, Australia -- Whereabouts: Florentine Valley

What we love about this tree:
It's a skyscraper!

At 92.9 metres registered height, this is the sixth tallest flowering plant on Earth and one of the very tallest trees of the Southern Hemisphere. It seems in exceptional condition for its height, and its crown is clearly visible from the steep slopes above it.


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