Eucalyptus grandis (Myrtacae). Native to Australia it is commonly known as the Flooded gum or Rose gum, is a tall tree with smooth bark, rough at the base fibrous or flaky, grey to grey-brown. At maturity, it reaches 50 metres. Flooded gum is an attractive, straight-trunked tree much in demand outside Australia for timber and pulp, and extensive plantations exist in South Africa and Brazil. Sowing : Sow seeds in summer. Locality : Ex Hort. Date of harvest : September 2014.