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Showing Eucalyptus phoenix
Type: Victoria. Eastern end of the Brumby Point Track, 37 03'12"S, 148 04'42"E, 15.xi.2010, W. Molyneux & S.Forrester s.n. (Holotype MEL 2360702; Isotypes: AD, CANB, K, NSW, NY, S).
APC Dist.: Vic
Etymology: "The epithet phoenix commemorates the serendipitous discovery of a small amount of seed of this rare new plant following the apparently all-consuming fire of 2003. Like the fabled bird of Greek mythology Eucalyptus phoenix arose from the flames of a fire."