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  Corymbia torelliana
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
  Citation:  Corymbia torelliana (F.Muell.) K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson, Telopea 6: 385. 1995. Eucalyptus torelliana F.Muell., Fragm. Phyt. Austr. 10: 106. 1858-1882; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 159. 1989; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 185. 1996.
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  Description: Large trees; bark at base of trunk gray to black, fibrous and subtessellated, and persistent, apically grayish green, smooth, and exfoliating; branchlets terete, pubescent. Young leaves opposite, 4 or 5 pairs, peltate, shortly petiolate; leaf blade ovate, 7-15 x 4-9 cm, abaxially pubescent. Mature leaves: 10-14 x 1-7 cm, ovate, base rounded, apex acute, thinly leathery, abaxially gray and pubescent, secondary veins few and 4-10 mm apart, intramarginal veins 2-3 mm from margin; petiole 1-2 cm with rough pubescence. Inflorescences terminal or axillary, paniculate, 8-11 cm, umbels 3- or 7-flowered; peduncle pubescent. 0.8-1.5 cm, terete. Flower buds obovoid, ca. 10 x 6-7 mm. Hypanthium semiglobose, ca. 6 mm; stipe 0-3 mm; calyptra 4-4.5 mm, apex rounded. Stamens 8-10 mm; anthers obovoid-oblong, dorsifixed, dehiscing longitudinally. Style 5-7 mm. Capsule globose, 1-1.3 cm in diameter, apical part constricted; aperture 5-6 mm in diameter; disk broad; valves 3, included in hypanthium
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-March
  District(s): Kottayam, Malappuram, Thrissur, Idukki
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  Habitat: Raised in plantations
  Distribution: Native of Australia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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