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Corymbia bloxsomei

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 suborbicular.
Leaves: Juvenile leaves disjunct from node 3–5, 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, 3–6 mm long.
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, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits ovoid to urceolate, pedicellate, 3 locular, 12–15 mm long. Calyptra scar flat, 0.2–0.5 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.

Distribution: Qld.

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