Corymbia maculata

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Name and publication()

Corymbia maculata (Hook.) K. D. Hill & L. A. S. Johnson, Telopea 6: 393 (1995).

Description()

The fruits of the spotted gum are urn-shaped woody capsules, 10-18 mm long x 9-12 mm wide with 3-4 enclosed valves. This has been encountered in a few potpourri samples from Australia.

Nativity and distribution()

Corymbia maculata is native to New South Wales and Victoria in Australia but cultivated worldwide.

Family()

Myrtaceae

Synonymy()

Eucalyptus maculata Hook.