Definition of River red gum
1. Noun. Somewhat crooked red gum tree growing chiefly along rivers; has durable reddish lumber used in heavy construction.
Generic synonyms: Eucalypt, Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree
Terms within: Eucalyptus Gum, Eucalyptus Kino, Red Gum
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Literary usage of River red gum
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1. Settler's Guide and Farmer's Handbook by Western Australia Dept. of Agriculture, L. Lindley-Cowen (1897)
"... ne«r river, red gum and jarrah ; No. 10, from four miles inland from Busselton, red gum, paper-bark, and peppermint; No. ..."
2. New South Wales: Her Commerce and Resources by Gilderoy Wells Griffin (1888)
"It is found in open and brush forests from the Hastings to the Tweed River. Red gum, Eucalyptus rostrata.—This makes a beautifully grained timber, ..."
3. Mineral Resources by Geological Survey of New South Wales (1900)
"The river red-gum (Eucalyptus rot/rata) frequents the b»nb of the main watercourses, while the alluvial plain skirting the river и ..."