Queensland Native Seeds

Corymbia maculata

Scientific NameCorymbia maculata
Common Name(s)Spotted Gum


"Tree to 45 m tall. Forming a lignotuber. Bark smooth, mottled cream, yellow, blue-grey, pink-grey, to green-grey or brown, sometimes becoming granular with age." (Euclid, 4th Ed.)


"C. maculata is weakly separated from the southern, non-lemon-scented form of C. citriodora which occurs north from Lismore in New South Wales to Maryborough, Chinchilla and the Carnarvon Range in Queensland. C. maculata has a slightly more mottled trunk, often has slightly broader crown leaves and juvenile growth that is scabrid and peltate for fewer nodes." (Euclid, 4th Ed.)

Despite the distribution map on this page indicating otherwise, a taxonomic review has determined that C. maculata does not exist in Queensland.

Historical Notes


"...widespread along the coastal plains and hills of New South Wales, often on shales and slates, extending as far north as Taree; also one stand in far eastern Victoria in the Mottle Range north-west of Orbost." (Euclid, 4th Ed.)

References and Related Links

EUCLID Eucalypts of Australia Edition 4 (2015, internet based, hosted by the Atlas of Living Australia). Date accessed: Oct 23, 2019.



Brooker M.I.H., Kleinig D.A. (2004) ‘Field guide to eucalypts. Vol. 3. 2nd edn. (Bloomings Books: Melbourne)