Australian Native Plants

  Corymbia gummifera (Red Bloodwood)


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Corymbia gummifera

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Corymbia gummifera foliage

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Red Bloodwood flowers, Mallacoota, Victoria,

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RED BLOODWOOD FACTS

distribution map showing range of Corymbia gummifera in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Red Bloodwood

Other Names
Eucalyptusgummifera

Description
The Red Bloodwood is a hardwood tree with fibrous bark and glossy dark green leaves 10cm - 14cm long. Has clusters of cream to white flowers in summer and autumn.

Height
20m - 35m

Habitat
coastal flats and hills

Distribution
eastern Australia from eastern Victoria to south-eastern Queensland.



Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Corymbia
Species:gummifera
Common Name:Red Bloodwood


Relatives in same Genus
  Corymbia maculata
  Corymbia tessellaris
  Corymbia torelliana
  Corymbia 'Summer Red'