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Corymbia intermedia     (R.T.Baker) K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson

This native tree is commonly known as pink bloodwood.

Corymbia intermedia 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.

Large gumnuts with winged seeds. Gumnut opening not flared, large to 2 cm long. Bark grey to light brown and persistent to smallest branches, chunky flakes with irregular vertical and transverse ridges (A Key to Identifying Local Gum Trees, Moreton Bay Regional Council). Outer branches rough barked; rough bark grey; gum nut not glossy, the rim not spreading (Key to the eucalypts of greater Brisbane 2006). Juvenile leaves contain a clear flexible film when pulled apart (L. Titmarsh, personal communication, 19 November, 2018).  

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 72 Fraser Coast localities: Aldershot, Antigua, Aramara, Bauple, Bauple Forest, Beaver Rock, Beelbi Creek, Bidwill, Boompa, Boonooroo Plains, Booral, Brooweena, Burgowan, Burrum Heads, Burrum River, Burrum Town, Cherwell, Craignish, Doongul, Duckinwilla, Dundathu, Dundowran, Dundowran Beach, Dunmora, Eli Waters, Gigoomgan, Glenorchy, Glenwood, Granville, Great Sandy Strait, Howard, Island Plantation, Kawungan, K'gari, Maaroom, Magnolia, Maryborough, Mount Urah, Nikenbah, Oakhurst, Owanyilla, Pacific Haven, Paterson, Pialba, Point Vernon, Poona, Prawle, River Heads, St Mary, Sunshine Acres, Susan River, Takura, Talegalla Weir, Tandora, Teddington, Tiaro, Tinana, Tinnanbar, Toogoom, Torbanlea, Torquay, Tuan, Tuan Forest, Urangan, Urraween, Walkers Point, Walliebum, Walligan, Wondunna, Woocoo, Yengarie, Yerra.

Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.