Corymbia ficifolia

Scientific name: Corymbia ficifolia

Common name: Red Flowering Gum

Family: Myrtaceae

 

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Location

Small tree 5 m tall, in lawn next to Mrs Macquaries Road looking towards Woolloomooloo Bay.

Grid: 2E2l
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Restricted to south-western Western Australia, between Nornalup, Denmark and the Frankland River. Flower colour is variable, from white to orange, scarlet and cerise. Classified as a rare species in the wild, but widely cultivated, both in Australia and overseas. (Formerly known as Eucalyptus ficifolia). 

 

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