Corymbia variegata (F.Muell.) K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Synonyms: Eucalyptus variegata F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Tree to 50 m high; bark smooth throughout, creamy white, to pale grey or pink, often spotted, shedding in small polygonal flakes.
Juvenile leaves disjunct, ovate to lanceolate, glossy green. Adult leaves disjunct, narrow-lanceolate to lanceolate, 10–23 cm long, 1–2.8 cm wide, green, concolorous.
Conflorescences compound; umbellasters 3-flowered; peduncle terete, 4–8 mm long; pedicels terete, 1–5 mm long. Buds ovoid, 8–11 mm long, 5–7 mm diam., scar usually absent; calyptra hemispherical or rostrate, s horter than and as wide as hypanthium.
Fruit globoid to ovoid or urceolate, slightly warty, 8–11 mm long, 5–7 mm diam.; disc depressed; valves enclosed.
Distribution and occurrence: In open forest on soils of medium fertility, but often on hilly country; north from Coffs Harbour district.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Intergrades with C. maculata in the Macleay R. district.
Text by K.D. Hill
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