A Web Guide to the Eucalypts
- Corymbia stockeri
(D.J. Carr & S.G.M. Carr) K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson, Telopea 6: 286 (1995).
- Eucalyptus stockeri D.J. Carr & S.G.M. Carr,
Eucalyptus 2: 288 (1987).
- TYPE: Queensland, Stannary Hills, c. 2 km S of Mutchilba, 17°13'S 145°11', 680 m, in woodland, G.C. Stocker 969, 9 Feb 1973 (holo QRS, iso BRI, CANB ex FRI).
Habit: Tree, Height to 12 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, 20 cm
long, 50 mm wide. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow lanceolate to lanceolate,
falcate (sometimes), acuminate, basally tapered, dull, green, thin, discolorous,
818 cm long, 1228 mm wide; Petioles narrowly flattened or
channelled, Petioles 822 mm long. Lateral veins obscure, obtuse, closely
spaced. Intramarginal vein distinct, continuous.
Inflorescences: Conflorescence compound, terminal; Umbellasters
7-flowered, regular. Peduncles terete, 512 mm long. Pedicels terete,
57 mm long.
Flowers: Buds obovoid to pyriform, not glaucous or pruinose, 58
mm long, 34 mm diam. Calyx calyptrate; persisting to anthesis. Calyptra
conical, 0.5 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,
1017 mm long, 813 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.