Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Corymbia citriodora (Hook.) K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson 

Family: Myrtaceae Genus: Eucalyptus Species: Corymbia citriodora (Hook.) K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson 






Synonym  Eucalyptus citriodora Hook., Corymbia citriodora Flower Color White
Common Name Blue spotted gum Tree Flower Type Corymb
English / Trade Name Lemon-scented Iron Gum, Lemon-scented Gum, Lemon-scented Eucalypt, Lemon Gum Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Nasik Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1600 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Tree Fruit Details Fruit ovoid or urceolate, 7-15 X 7-11 mm, often warty, with 3-4 deeply induced valves; seeds few, irregularly elliptical relatively large, shiny, black, 4-5 mm long
Habitat Occurs in riverine sites and road sides Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Native to Australia and exotic to India, Albania, Algeria, Brazil, Cyprus, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, Greece, Italy, Kenya, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Malaysia, Malta, Morocco, Nigeria, Portugal, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, US, Vietnam, Bark Details Bark smooth, white, powdery, sometimes pink, red or blue-grey on large trunks
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Exotic
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Lence shaped
Description of Species It is a large, handsome evergreen tree, 24-40 (max. 50) m in height; tall, straight trunk, 60-130 cm in diameter; open, graceful crown of drooping foliage; bark smooth, white, powdery, sometimes pink,red or blue-grey, on large trunks dark or grey and shaggy Leaf Details Leaves 8-16 X 0.5-2 cm, acuminate, strongly lemon scented when crushed; petiole 13-20 mm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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