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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Western Australia.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 2000 - 2600 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol

[FTEA]

Myrtaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2001

Morphology General Habit
Tree to 10 m with rough fibrous bark throughout.
Morphology Leaves
Juvenile leaves usually alternate, sometimes peltate, ovate or round, bristly; adult strongly discolorous, alternate, rarely opposite, broadly lanceolate to ovate, 7.5–15 cm long, 3–5 cm wide, without conspicuous oil glands; petiole flattened or channelled, 1–2 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Umbels 3–7-flowered, usually in terminal panicles; peduncle angular, 1.5–2.5 cm long; pedicels 1.5–2.5 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers crimson, orange or pink, but white varieties occur in cultivation; buds clavate or obovoid; operculum depressed hemispherical-conical, 2–3 mm long, 6–7 mm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-tube 8–10 mm long, 6–7 mm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits ovoid, subglobose or urceolate, usually contracted at the mouth, 2–3.5 cm long, 2–3 cm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds brownish with terminal wing.
Figures
Fig. 6/14, p. 35.
Distribution
K3 T3 U2 U4

[FZ]

Myrtaceae, F. White. Flora Zambesiaca 4. 1978

Morphology General Habit
Small tree up to 9 m. tall.
Morphology General Bark
Bark rough and persistent throughout.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves up to 11 x 4 cm., broadly lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels 2–3 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Umbels c. 5-flowered; buds 1·5–2 cm. long, clavate to pyriform; operculum hemispherical, 2–3 times shorter than the receptacle-tube.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Filaments
Filaments scarlet or flame-coloured.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit 2–3·5 x 2–3 cm., urceolate, very thick and hard, very large; valves deeply enclosed.

Native to:

Western Australia

Introduced into:

Ethiopia, Hawaii, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Corymbia ficifolia (F.Muell.) K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Maxwell, G. [s.n.], Western Australia K000279502 isotype
s.coll. [s.n.], Victoria K000279503

First published in Telopea 6: 245 (1995)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Kew Science Photographs
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