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Size.

— Usually a tree of 30 or 40 feet in height, with a stem diameter of about a foot. The largest tree measured by District Forester Rotton at Tomerong, N.S.W., was 15 inches in diameter.

Backhouse describes this as 50 — 70 feet high and 6 — 9 in. in girth, of a pyramidal shape, and giving a peculiar feature to the landscape. Gunn gives it as 25 — 30 feet. The above refers to Tasmanian (East Coast) trees. I have seen it 50 or 60 feet high. It forms dense thickets 10 to 12 feet high at Flinders Island. In New South Wales I have not seen it so large, but still a good tree, of (say) 40 feet.

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