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Corymbia henryi

Corymbia henryi (S.T. Blake) K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson, Telopea 6: 396 (1995).
Eucalyptus henryi S.T. Blake, Austrobaileya 1: 4 (1976).
TYPE: Queensland, Stafford near Brisbane, S.T. Blake 19889, 8 Jan 1956 (holo BRI, iso CANB ex FRI, CANB, K, NSW).


Habit: Tree, Height to 30 m high.
Bark: Bark smooth throughout, dull or glossy, white to grey or red-brown or pink or cream, shedding in small polygonal flakes. Branchlets green. Pith glands present; Bark glands absent. 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, elliptic to ovate, straight, entire, glossy green, petiolate, 30 cm long, 15 mm wide. Adult leaves disjunct, lanceolate to broad lanceolate, falcate or not falcate, acuminate, basally tapered, semi-glossy, green, thin, concolorous, 15–28 cm long, 2.5–4.5 mm wide; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled, Petioles 15–25 mm long. Lateral veins obscure, acute or obtuse, closely spaced. Intramarginal vein distinct, continuous.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal; Umbellasters 3-flowered, regular. Peduncles terete, 8–25 mm long. Pedicels terete to angular, 3–4 mm long.
Flowers: Buds ovoid to obovoid, not glaucous or pruinose, 10–13 mm long, 4–6 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; shedding early, or calyptrate; persisting to anthesis. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, as wide as hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits ovoid to urceolate, pedicellate, 3–4 locular, 12–20 mm long, 10–16 mm diam. Calyptra scar flat, 0.2–0.5 mm wide. Disc depressed. Valves enclosed. Seeds regular and flattened, patelliform or ovoid, shallowly reticulate, dull to semi-glossy, red or red-brown. Hilum terminal. Chaff linear, chaff same colour as seed.

Occurrence: Locally abundant, in dry sclerophyll woodland or forest on sandy soils; north from Ramornie.
Distribution: Qld, or N.S.W. N.S.W. regions North Coast.

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