Lemon-scented Gum

Corymbia citriodora, commonly known as lemon-scented gum and other common names, is a species of tall tree that is endemic to north-eastern Australia. It has smooth white to pink bark, narrow lance-shaped to curved adult leaves, flower buds in groups of three, white flowers and urn-shaped or barrel-shaped fruit.

Lemon-scented gum
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Corymbia citriodora in Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Corymbia
C. citriodora
Binomial name
Corymbia citriodora
  • Corymbia citriodora (Hook.) K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson subsp. citriodora
  • Corymbia citriodora subsp. variegata (F.Muell.) A.R.Bean & M.W.McDonald
  • Corymbia variegata (F.Muell.) K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson
  • Eucalyptus citriodora Hook.
  • Eucalyptus maculata var. citriodora F.M.Bailey nom. illeg.
  • Eucalyptus maculata var. citriodora Kinney nom. inval., nom. nud.
  • Eucalyptus maculata var. citriodora (Hook.) F.M.Bailey
  • Eucalyptus melissiodora Lindl.
  • Eucalyptus variegata F.Muell.
An avenue of lemon-scented gums in Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia
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