Corymbia tessellaris (Moreton Bay Ash)
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MORETON BAY ASH FACTS
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Moreton Bay Ash
The Moreton Bay Ash is a a tall tree with rough bark on the lower part of the trunk (lower 1-4m). The rough bark is tessellated (tile pattern) dark grey, changing abruptly to smooth white bark on the upper part of the trunk. Laeves are lance shaped and glossy or dull green to grey-green with prominent veins. White flowers ar produced from hite July, August, October, November, December and January. Fruit are about 1cm long.
north-eastern New South Wales, eastern Queensland
|Common Name:||Moreton Bay Ash|
Relatives in same Genus
Corymbia 'Summer Red'