A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Corymbia scabrida
(Brooker & A.R. Bean) K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson, Telopea 6: 382 (1995).
- Eucalyptus scabrida Brooker & A.R. Bean,
Austrobaileya 3(3): 420 (1991).
- TYPE: Queensland, Leichhardt: 12.5 km from 'Mantuan Downs' turn-off towards Springsure on Dawson Developmental Road, M.I.H. Brooker 9778, 14 October 1987 (holo BRI, iso CANB, MEL, NSW).
Habit: Tree, Height to 15 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 elliptic or ovate, not falcate,
rounded and apiculate (sometimes), peltate, dull, green, thick, discolorous,
24 mm wide; Petioles narrowly flattened or channelled, Petioles 1520
mm long. Lateral veins prominent, obtuse, closely spaced. Intramarginal vein
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal; Umbellasters
7-flowered, regular. Peduncles terete or narrowly flattened or angular (to 3mm
wide). Pedicels terete.
Flowers: Buds ovoid, glaucous or not glaucous or pruinose. Calyx
calyptrate; shedding early. Calyptra hemispherical or conical, as wide as
hypanthium; smooth. Hypanthium striate, or ribbed. Flowers white, or cream.
Fruits: Fruits ovoid to urceolate, pedicellate, 3 locular. 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.