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Fire Ecology I

Rackham Fig. 16: Eucalyptus and fire

Pine-eucalyptus plantation on the island of Kythera, five years after a fire. Pinus halepensis and Eucalyptus camaldulensis, both introduced to the island, and done much to replicate the fire-dominated landscapes that Kythereans know through their contacts with Australia. Exceptionally in Europe, this eucalyptus not only sprouts after a fire but (like pine) grows from seed too. August 2000 Pine and eucalyptus dominated, fire-prone landscape

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