'They define the continent': nearly 150 eucalypt species recommended for threatened list

'They define the continent': nearly 150 eucalypt species recommended for threatened list Scientists’ call follows national assessment that finds gum trees in Western Australia wheat belt suffering worst rate of declineAn iconic Western Australian eucalypt, known for the size of flowers, is among almost 150 eucalpyt species scientists have recommended be listed as threatened under national environment laws.The eucalyptus macrocarpa, commonly known as mottlecah, has the largest flowers of all eucalypt species. The bright red flowers can measure up to 10cm in diameter. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/20/they-define-the-continent-nearly-150-eucalypt-species-recommended-for-threatened-list