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the real-life trees that look like paintings

the real-life trees that look like paintings

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Hats off to mother nature for creating rainbow eucalyptus.

Remember when you were a little and you’d draw pictures of trees using all different colours? Some boring kid (or adult) would inevitably tell you that tree trunks are brown and leaves are green. But you know what? They were wrong. Enter the rainbow eucalyptus, a stunning multi-coloured tree native to Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. If you live Stateside, you may also spot them in sunny locales such as Hawaii, Florida and San Diego. These natural giants tower over the shrubs around them and reveal their bright, painterly shades as their bark ages and sheds. Pretty incredible, huh?

 
 
 
 
 
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Top left image: Group Adventure DK 
Top right image: Bec Munro