Lemon scented gum
Corymbia citriodora subsp. citriodora
Location: 34734 Alvarado Niles Rd.
Native to: Australia
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen
Comments: Evergreen broadleaf native to Australia. Long narrow sickle shaped leaves on pendulous branches, white flowers in Fall, tan colored smooth ribbon bark. Leaves have a distinct lemon scent when crushed, but the odor dies when the leaves are dried. Most likely from a North Queensland provenance (the leaves get narrower in a cline from about 25° 30' northward to about 15° South Lat).
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