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Common name: Pink Bloodwood
Corymbia intermedia (R.T.Baker) K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus intermedia R.T.Baker APNI*
Description: Tree to 30 m high; bark persistent, red-brown or grey-brown, tessellated.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, elliptic to ovate, peltate at very early stages, lacking simple hairs. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate, 10–15 cm long, 2–3 cm wide, green, glossy, discolorous, penniveined.
Conflorescence compound; umbellasters 7-flowered; peduncle terete, 10–18 mm long; pedicels terete, 2–14 mm long. Buds ovoid to pyriform, 6–8 mm long, 3–4 mm diam., scar absent; calyptra hemispherical or conical, shorter and narrower than hypanthium.
Fruit ovoid or urceolate, sometimes white-scurfy, 12–20 mm long, 10–15 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed.
Distribution and occurrence: Locally abundant, in coastal forests on soils of medium fertility; north from Gloucester.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K.D. Hill
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