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Aboriginal Names.

— By the aborigines of the Lower Murrumbidgee (New South Wales) it used to go by the name of "Biall," while to those of the western interior it was known as, "Yarrah ." "Yarrah," however, according to the late Dr. Woolls, was applied by the aborigines to almost any tree. The late Mr. Forester Kidston stated that it was formerly known as "Gunwung" by the aborigines of the Lachlan.

It was an important tree to the aborigines of Victoria, and the following aboriginal names are quoted:— By Mr. J. G. Saxton, "Moolerr," and "Bealiba," Beal-Red or Flooded Gum, Ba- Creek. By Dr. C. S. Sutton, "Yarrah," "Bwal" (Loddon), "Moolerr," "Yooro" (Lake Tyers).

Mueller quotes the name "Polak" for the aborigines of the Gascoyne River, Western Australia.

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