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Corymbia ficifolia
(red flowering gum)

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Corymbia ficifolia (red flowering gum)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Corymbia ficifolia
  • Preferred Common Name
  • red flowering gum
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Agroforestry
  • Honey/honey flora
  • Ornamental
  • Windbreak

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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Tree habit of mature C. ficifolia
TitleHabit
CaptionTree habit of mature C. ficifolia
Copyright©ANH, Canberra.
Tree habit of mature C. ficifolia
HabitTree habit of mature C. ficifolia©ANH, Canberra.
Bark of mature C. ficifolia.
TitleBark
CaptionBark of mature C. ficifolia.
Copyright©ANH, Canberra.
Bark of mature C. ficifolia.
BarkBark of mature C. ficifolia.©ANH, Canberra.
Flowers, buds and fruit of C. ficifolia.
TitleFlowers
CaptionFlowers, buds and fruit of C. ficifolia.
Copyright©CSIRO FFP
Flowers, buds and fruit of C. ficifolia.
FlowersFlowers, buds and fruit of C. ficifolia.©CSIRO FFP

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Corymbia ficifolia (F. Muell.) K. D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson

Preferred Common Name

  • red flowering gum

Other Scientific Names

  • Eucalyptus ficifolia F. Muell.
  • Eucalyptus ficifolia var. alba Guilf.
  • Eucalyptus ficifolia var. carmina Blakely
  • Eucalyptus ficifolia var. guilfoylei F. M. Bailey

International Common Names

  • English: scarlet-flowering gum
  • French: eucalyptus à fleurs rouges; gommier rouge

Local Common Names

  • Australia: red-flowering gum
  • Germany: Rotbluehender Eukalyptus
  • Italy: Eucalipto a fiori rossi

EPPO code

  • EUCFI (Eucalyptus ficifolia)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Myrtales
  •                         Family: Myrtaceae
  •                             Genus: Corymbia
  •                                 Species: Corymbia ficifolia

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Agroforestry
  • Windbreak

General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Honey/honey flora