This native tree is commonly known as spotted gum.
Corymbia citriodora subsp. variegata is described as a "dicot" in the Myrtaceae family.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Both subsp. present in the Fraser Coast region. C. citriodora subsp. variegata appears to be the most common, especially in the southern part of the region.
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
Reported at 30 Fraser Coast localities: Aldershot, Antigua, Aramara, Bauple, Bauple Forest, Boompa, Brooweena, Burrum Town, Duckinwilla, Dunmora, Gigoomgan, Glenbar, Glenwood, Gunalda, Kanigan, Mount Urah, Paterson, St Mary, Susan River, Talegalla Weir, Teddington, Thinoomba, Tiaro, Tinana, Tuan Forest, Walkers Point, Walliebum, Walligan, Woocoo, Yengarie.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.