Lovely set of photos of a great looking forest! Thanks for sharing Phil! I don't have access to all my books at the moment, but I will check up if this has been a specially interesting provenance for E. deanei in past or not. Because if not, it should be! Tree form is excellent!
I suspect part of the E. saligna growing in some parts of the world can easily be E. deanei, the same way a part of them is really E. grandis.
God knows how many genes have been lost by too much logging in the early days. That is why gene reservoirs like these are so valuable, and those managing their preservation, so honorable.
And note I am talking from a "gene mobilization and use for commercial plantations" perspective, hence materialistic. Which doesn't mean I cannot see other reasons to justify preserving such places!
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