A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Corymbia hylandii
(D.J. Carr & S.G.M. Carr) K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson, Telopea 6: 283 (1995).
- Eucalyptus hylandii var. campestris D.J. Carr & S.G.M. Carr,
Eucalyptus 2: 203 (1987).
- TYPE: Queensland, Cook: 28 km S of Palmer River, near Spring Creek, 16°4'S 144°46'E, D.J. Carr 2606, 27 Nov 1982 (holo QRS, iso BRI, CANB ex FRI, MEL, K).
- Eucalyptus hylandii D.J. Carr & S.G.M. Carr,
Eucalyptus 2: 199 (1987).
- TYPE: Queensland, Cook: 20 km S of Laura,15°37'S 144°28'E, on quartzite hill W of the road, S.G.M. Carr 1798, 10 June 1971 (holo QRS, iso BRI, CANB ex FRI, K).
Habit: Tree, Height to 10 m high.
Bark: Bark persistent on trunk and larger branches to persistent to
smaller branches, tessellated, grey-brown or red-brown, dull, grey or cream
(above), shedding in small polygonal flakes. Pith glands present; Bark glands
present. Cotyledons suborbicular.
Leaves: Juvenile leaves disjunct from node 35, linear, hispid
with bristle glands only, petiolate. Intermediate leaves disjunct early,
lanceolate to broad lanceolate, straight, entire, dull green, petiolate, 15 cm
long, 30 mm wide. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow lanceolate to lanceolate,
falcate (sometimes), acuminate, basally tapered, glossy to semi-glossy, green,
thin, discolorous, 1018 cm long, 720 mm wide; Petioles narrowly
flattened or channelled, Petioles 710 mm long. Lateral veins obscure,
obtuse, closely spaced. Intramarginal vein distinct, continuous.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal; Umbellasters
7-flowered, regular. Peduncles terete, 47 mm long. Pedicels terete,
36 mm long.
Flowers: Buds obovoid to pyriform, not glaucous or pruinose, 56
mm long, 34 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; persisting to anthesis. Calyptra
conical, 0.250.33 times as long as hypanthium, narrower than hypanthium;
smooth. Hypanthium smooth. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits globose to ovoid or urceolate, pedicellate, 4 locular,
1115 mm long, 912 mm diam. Calyptra scar flat, 0.20.5 mm wide.
Disc depressed. Valves enclosed. Seeds regular and laterally compressed,
cymbiform or ovoid, shallowly reticulate, dull to semi-glossy, red-brown. Hilum
terminal. Chaff linear, chaff same colour as seed.