A Stringybark for Joseph Hooker

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Bodhi LeafA Stringybark for Joseph Hooker

Named after Joseph Hooker, the botanist at the Darjeeling Botanical Gardens, this is a Tasmanian obliqua stringybark, a member of one of the world’s tallest and largest flowering plant species

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    • Common name: Tasmanian Stringybark or Messmate Gum: One of the largest and talllest trees in the world, this stingybark is a critical element of the famed Tasmanian forests
    • Botanical species: Eucalyptus obliqua
    • Botanical family : Myrtaceae [Jamun or Eucalyptus]


  • Latitude: 27.044364 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 88.262195 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 1999.4 metres above sea level

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