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Does a living rainbow exist? Yes, it does! 🙂 The word “eucalyptus” comes from the Greek: eu = good and kalypto = cover. Magical looking forests with multi-colored streaks of eucalyptus trunks make these trees a distinctive landscape design element. I’d come across some in Costa Rica 2 years ago, but the stunning rainbow eucalyptus from Kauai is truly one of the most amazing trees, it definitely has the most beautiful bark I’ve ever seen. It’ll never have the same color pattern twice, making it like a work of living art. The unusual phenomenon is caused by patches of bark shedding at different times. Its manifold colours are therefore indicators of its age: freshly shed outer bark will reveal the bright green inner one. This one darkens over time and changes from blue to purple and then reaches orange and maroon tones. While this may appear to be a “cool…

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