- any of various eucalyptus trees of Australia, esp Eucalyptus saligna (the Sydney blue gum), that grow in damp soil
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Historical Examples of flooded gum
A circumstance that surprised us much, was the re-appearance of the flooded-gum upon its banks, and that too of a large size.
Flooded-gum overhung the inner banks of the river, or grew upon the many islands, with casuarina.
He found that it narrowed in width, and that its banks became steep, with a fine avenue of flooded-gum trees overhanging them.
Box and flooded-gum trees grow along the larger channels, and sometimes box flats extend into the scrub.Journals of Australian Explorations
A C and F T Gregory
On the small well-grassed flats along the watercourse, the flooded-gum and apple-trees grew to a considerable size.Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia