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Genus: Corymbia

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid II > Order: Myrtales > Family: Myrtaceae

The 91 species in this genus were previously included in Eucalyptus and all are native to Australia; 13 of them are cultivated in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002), where they are listed under Eucalyptus.

Corymbia bleeseri (Smooth-stemmed bloodwood)

[= Eucalyptus bleeseri]

Native to northwestern Australia.

 

Corymbia calophylla (Marri)

[= Eucalyptus calophylla]

Native to southwestern Australia.

 

Corymbia citriodora (Lemon-scented gum)

[= Eucalyptus citriodora]

Native to northeastern Australia. See Euclid

 

Corymbia eximia (Yellow bloodwood)

[= Eucalyptus eximia]

Native to southeastern Australia.

 

Corymbia ficifolia (Red-flowering gum)

[= Eucalyptus ficifolia]

Native to southwestern Australia.

Corymbia foelscheana (Smooth-barked bloodwood)

[= Eucalyptus foelscheana]

Native to northern Australia.

 

Corymbia gummifera (Red bloodwood)

[= Eucalyptus gummifera]

Native to eastern Australia.

 

Corymbia maculata (Spotted gum)

[= Eucalyptus maculata]

Native to eastern Australia.

 

Corymbia nesophila (Melville Island bloodwood)

[= Eucalyptus nesophila]

Native to northern Australia.

 

Corymbia papuana (Ghost gum, Desert gum, Cabbage gum, Carbeen)

[= Eucalyptus papuana]

Native to northern Australia and Papua New Guinea.

 

Corymbia tessellaris (Carbeen, Moreton Bay ash)

[= Eucalyptus tessellaris]

Native to northeastern Australia.

 

Corymbia torelliana (Cadaga)

[= Eucalyptus torelliana]

Native to northeastern Australia.

 

Corymbia trachyphloia (Brown bloodwood)

[= Eucalyptus trachyphloia]

Native to eastern Australia.

 

Links

Publications

  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.

 


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