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Red flowering gum - Corymbia ficifolia Commonly used as an ornamental tree in parks and gardens . It’s natural distribution is south-west of Western Australia Australia,Corymbia ficifolia,Geotagged,Red flowering gum,Summer Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Red flowering gum - Corymbia ficifolia

Commonly used as an ornamental tree in parks and gardens . It’s natural distribution is south-west of Western Australia

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''Corymbia ficifolia'', commonly known as the red flowering gum, is a species of small tree that is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. It has rough, fibrous bark on the trunk and branches, egg-shaped to broadly lance-shape adult leaves, flower buds in groups of seven, bright red, pink or orange flowers and urn-shaped fruit. It has a restricted distribution in the wild but is one of the most commonly planted ornamental eucalypts.

Similar species: Myrtales
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Feb 14, 2020. Captured Feb 13, 2020 01:00 in 47 Windward Cct, Tea Gardens NSW 2324, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 69mm