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Exudations.

— Its bark contains large quantities of kino, which also permeates the wood.

Mr. Forester Allan, writing to me, says:—

I obtained the gum from the ironbark by boiling the bark and straining the liquor, after which I reduced it to a thick consistency. Large quantities can be obtained by this process at little cost.

It will probably be found useful for tanning purposes.

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