Eucryphia lucida

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Eucryphia lucida, Eucryphiaceae,(more recent classifications place them in the Cunoniaceae) commonly known as leatherwood is a species of trees or large shrubs endemic to forests of western Tasmania. An attractive plant utilised in both the horticulture and apiculture industries, it was promoted by the Tasmanian Branch of the then SGAP as an alternative to the Tasmanian blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus) for Tasmania's floral emblem. It was described as E. billiarderi

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