This native tree is commonly known as Moreton Bay ash.
Corymbia tessellaris 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.
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 53 Fraser Coast localities: Bauple, Beaver Rock, Bidwill, Boompa, Booral, Burrum Heads, Burrum River, Craignish, Doongul, Duckinwilla, Dundowran Beach, Eli Waters, Fraser Island, Gigoomgan, Glenorchy, Glenwood, Granville, Gundiah, Howard, Island Plantation, Kawungan, Magnolia, Malarga, Maryborough, Mount Urah, Owanyilla, Pacific Haven, Paterson, Pialba, Point Vernon, Poona, Prawle, River Heads, Scarness, St Helens, St Mary, Takura, Talegalla Weir, Tandora, Teddington, Tiaro, Tinana, Tinana South, Tinnanbar, Toogoom, Torquay, Urangan, Urraween, Walkers Point, Wondunna, Woocoo, Yengarie, Yerra.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.