A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Corymbia bloxsomei
(Maiden) K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson, Telopea 6: 372 (1995).
- Eucalyptus bloxsomei Maiden,
Crit. Revis. Eucalyptus 7: 315, plate 275, (1926).
- TYPE: Queensland, Hippong, H.S. Bloxsome, Oct 1919 (lecto NSW 10104, fide Hill & Johnson 1995). Type citation: 'The type is Hippong, Herbert Schreiber Bloxsome,...'
Habit: Tree, Height to 22 m high.
Bark: Bark persistent throughout, tessellated (thick,soft), pale brown
to yellow-brown or orange. Pith glands present; Bark glands present. Cotyledons
Leaves: Juvenile leaves disjunct from node 35, lanceolate to
ovate, hispid with simple hairs and bristle glands, petiolate. Intermediate
leaves disjunct early, lanceolate to elliptic, straight, entire, dull green,
petiolate. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate to broad lanceolate, falcate or not
falcate, acuminate, basally tapered, glossy, green, thick, concolorous; Petioles
narrowly flattened or channelled. Lateral veins obscure, acute or obtuse,
closely spaced. Intramarginal vein distinct, continuous.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal; Umbellasters
3-flowered to 7-flowered, regular. Peduncles terete. Pedicels terete, 36
Flowers: Buds obovoid to pyriform, not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx
calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical and rostrate, narrower than
hypanthium or as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white,
Fruits: Fruits ovoid to urceolate, pedicellate, 3 locular, 1215
mm long. Calyptra scar flat, 0.20.5 mm wide. Disc depressed. Valves
enclosed. Seeds regular and flattened, patelliform and ovoid, shallowly
reticulate, dull to semi-glossy, red or red-brown. Hilum terminal. Chaff linear,
chaff same colour as seed.