River Red Gum

Scientific name: Eucalyptus camaldulensis  

Common name: River Red gum

Parts used: Bark, leaves, roots, stems and resin

Uses: Medicine, food, implements

The leaves crushed and soaked in water for medicinal purposes. Manna was food source; dishes were made from the heavy bark and canoes made from the bark of eucalypts and Aboriginal peoples crafted spear-throwers, boomerangs and shields from the fine timber.