A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- 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 35, 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, 1528 cm long, 2.54.5 mm wide; Petioles
narrowly flattened or channelled, Petioles 1525 mm long. Lateral veins
obscure, acute or obtuse, closely spaced. Intramarginal vein distinct,
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal; Umbellasters
3-flowered, regular. Peduncles terete, 825 mm long. Pedicels terete to
angular, 34 mm long.
Flowers: Buds ovoid to obovoid, not glaucous or pruinose, 1013
mm long, 46 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, 34 locular,
1220 mm long, 1016 mm diam. Calyptra scar flat, 0.20.5 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.