Common name: large-leaved spotted gum
Corymbia henryi (S.T.Blake) K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus henryi S.T.Blake APNI*
Description: Tree to 30 m high; bark smooth throughout, grey to red-brown or pink, shedding in small polygonal flakes.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, elliptic to ovate, glossy green. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 15–28 cm long, 2.5–4.5 cm wide, green, semi-glossy, concolorous. Conflorescence compound; umbellasters 3-flowered; peduncle terete, 8–25 mm long; pedicels terete to angular, 3–4 mm long. Buds ovoid or obovoid, 10–13 mm long, 4–6 mm diam., scar usually absent; calyptra conical, as long and wide as hypanthium.
Fruit ovoid or urceolate, often wrinkled, 12–20 mm long, 10–16 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally abundant, in dry sclerophyll woodland or forest on sandy soils; north from Ramornie.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K.D. Hill
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