Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Dicotyledon Literature for Corymbia citriodora
Wagner et al., 1990, 1999.
   Myrtaceae -- The Myrtle Family Bibliography
      Corymbia citriodora

Common name(s): `eukalikia, gum tree, nuholani, palepiwa, lemon-scented gum
General Information
DistributionNative to southeastern Queensland, Australia.In the Hawaiian Islands, naturalized on Kaua`i, O`ahu, Moloka`i, Maui, Hawai`i.

Trees 25-40 m tall, bark white or sometimes pink, red or bluish gray, powdery, smooth throughout.
Adult leaves alternate, strongly lemon-scented, blades concolorous, lanceolate to narrowly lanceolate, 8-16 cm long, 0.5-2 cm wide, apex acuminate, petioles 13-20 mm long.
Flowers 3 in umbels arranged in terminal, compound inflorescences, peduncles 3-7 mm long, pedicels 1-6 mm long; buds clavate, 8-10 mm long, 4-5 mm wide; operculum hemispherical.
Fruit ovoid to urceolate, often warty, 7-15 mm long, 7-11 mm wide, valves included.
2n = 20, 22, 28
Species description taken from E. citriodora (syn.)