A Flower a Week : Silver Princess Gum

Princess gum

Princess gum





Gum trees or Eucalyptus are very common around Australia. The more than 700 species of eucalyptus are mostly native to Australia, only 15 species occur outside Australia, with just nine of these not occurring in Australia. One of the most spectacular is the Silver Princess Gum. Found in the wild in Central Western Australia. It is now cultivated and a very popular small tree for gardens. 

Eucalyptus caesia, commonly known as Caesia, Gungurru or Silver Princess, is a mallee of the Eucalyptus genus. It is endemic to the central Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, where it is found on a small number of granite outcrops. The name “silver” refers to the white powder that covers the branches, flower buds and fruit. “Gungurru” comes from the name used by the indigenous Noongar people. (Wikipedia)


Nalinki on “Angles and views” is hosting a weekly series called: “Flowersoverflowers”, it will be posted every Tuesday. The idea is to bring some more colorful pics of nature into our blogosphere

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21 thoughts on “A Flower a Week : Silver Princess Gum

  1. How gorgeous!

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  2. Beautiful and surreal in bud!


  3. Amazingly beautiful!


  4. I love your native flowers; so happy to see them so beautifully photographed. The buds are fascinating, like little caps waiting to pop off and the stamens burst forth. At first glance this looks like a protea.


  5. Oh, WOW! these are amazing, Pauline. You are a brilliant photographer!


  6. WOWZA! Really enjoyed your photos and learning more about your native plants. The buds are so interesting in shape and form. 😊


  7. These photos are just stunning. You are a superb plant-portrait photographer.


  8. Very cool and so different (at least here.)



  9. You have captured nature giving birth with these photos.
    The photo of the buds opening is brilliant.
    The information about Eucalyptus trees makes this an interesting post.
    It is no wonder I am your greatest fan.

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  10. How BEAUTIFUL!! We have nothing like that, here. It looks un-worldly to me. Lovely! 🙂


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