Australian Native Plants

  Corymbia intermedia (Pink Bloodwood)


Corymbia intermedia photo
Corymbia intermedia flowers and foliage

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Corymbia intermedia photo
Corymbia intermedia capsules

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Corymbia intermedia photo
Corymbia intermedia tree

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Credits:
Description, Habitat and Distribution information is sourced from: G.M.Chippendale (2017) Eucalyptus intermedia. In: Flora of Australia. Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra. https://profiles.ala.org.au/opus/foa/profile/Eucalyptus%20intermedia Licensed under Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license.



PINK BLOODWOOD FACTS

distribution map showing range of Corymbia intermedia in Australia

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


Common Name
Pink Bloodwood

Description
Tree to 30 m with a long, straight trunk. Bark tessellated, light grey or light brown throughout. Juvenile leaves opposite, then alternate, petiolate, broadly lanceolate, sometimes peltate, setose but becoming glabrous. Adult leaves alternate, lanceolate or broadly lanceolate, acuminate; lamina 9-16 cm long, 1.5-3 cm wide, shining, dark green, discolorous; lateral veins faint, at 60° -70° ; intramarginal vein confluent with margin; petiole channelled or terete, 8-20 mm long. Umbels 7-flowered; peduncle terete or slightly angular, 10-18 mm long; pedicels 2-14 mm long. Buds pyriform to obovoid; operculum conical, 2-4 mm long, 4-6 mm wide; hypanthium truncate-pyriform, 5-9 mm long, 4-7 mm wide. Fruits urceolate or ovoid, 11-21 mm long, 8-16 mm wide. Seeds winged, yellow-brown to red-brown.

Habitat
Grows in open coastal forest or scattered in closed forest.

Distribution
Occurs in eastern Qld from near Cooktown southwards, including coastal islands, to north-eastern N.S.W. as far S as Raymond Terrace.



Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Corymbia
Species:intermedia
Common Name:Pink Bloodwood


Relatives in same Genus
  Corymbia aparrerinja
  Corymbia citriodora
  Corymbia gummifera
  Corymbia maculata
  Corymbia ptychocarpa
  Corymbia setosa
  Corymbia terminalis
  Corymbia tessellaris
  Corymbia torelliana
  Corymbia 'Summer Red'