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


Common Name Bloodwood, Pink Bloodwood, Red Bloodwood
Community name(s) Bloodwood
Communities

Taxonomy


Kingdom Plantae
Phylum/Division Charophyta
Family Myrtaceae
Genus Corymbia
Species intermedia
Sub Species
Scientific Name Corymbia intermedia (R.T. Baker) K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson
Synonyms Eucalyptus gummifera var. intermedia (R.T.Baker) Domin, Eucalyptus intermedia R.T.Baker
Authority (R.T. Baker) K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson
Year 1995
References 1. National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS); Atlas of Living Australia, (2016)
2. The Australian Plant Name Index (APNI); Australian Plant Census, (2016)
3. Systematic studies in the eucalypts. 7. A revision of the bloodwoods, genus Corymbia (Myrtaceae); Hill, K.D., Johnson, L.A.S., (1995)

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


Botanical Description
Tree
Trunk/Bark/Stem
Flaky, plate-like ‘bloodwood’ bark, with each individual flake shortly fibrous, extending to the branches.
Leaves
Leaf blades about 8-15 x 1.5-3 cm with oil dots visible with a lens if not visible to the naked eye.
Flowers
Individual flowers pedicellate.
Fruit
Urceolate, hard and woody, about 15-17 x 11-13 mm. Valves 3-4, deeply included.
Seed
Have a wing at one end.
Flowering Season
Reference 1. Factsheet – Corymbia intermedia; Hyland, B. P. M.; Whiffin, T.; Zich, F. A.; et al., (2010)

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


Endemic to Australia Yes
Distribution Distribution in the World
Distribution in Australia
Found in North East Queensland and southwards to north-eastern New South Wales. Altitudinal range from sea level to 1100 m. Grows in open forest, dry and wet sclerophyll forest and on rain forest margins.
Reference 1. Factsheet – Corymbia intermedia; Hyland, B. P. M.; Whiffin, T.; Zich, F. A.; et al., (2010)

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



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



Community name(s) Bloodwood
Communities Yaegl
Used for Warts
Plant part(s) used
Resin
Medicinal Properties Resin is rubbed on warts
Preparation
Remarks
Reference source 1 1. An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Yaegl Aboriginal community in northern New South Wales, Australia; Packer, J., Brouwer, N., Harrington, D., Gaikwada, J., Heron, R., Yaegl Community Elders, Ranganathan, S., Vemulpad S., Jamie, J., (2012)
2. Yaegl Medicinal Plant Resources Handbook ; Packer, J., Brouwer, N., Harrington, D., Gaikwad, J., Ranganathan, S., Vemulpad, S., Jamie, J., Yaegl Community Elders, (2011)
Reference source 2 None / Not set


Community name(s) Bloodwood
Communities Yaegl
Used for Bleeding
Plant part(s) used
Sap
Medicinal Properties
Preparation The sap is dabbed on wounds to stop bleeding
Remarks
Reference source 1 1. An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Yaegl Aboriginal community in northern New South Wales, Australia; Packer, J., Brouwer, N., Harrington, D., Gaikwada, J., Heron, R., Yaegl Community Elders, Ranganathan, S., Vemulpad S., Jamie, J., (2012)
2. Yaegl Medicinal Plant Resources Handbook ; Packer, J., Brouwer, N., Harrington, D., Gaikwad, J., Ranganathan, S., Vemulpad, S., Jamie, J., Yaegl Community Elders, (2011)
Reference source 2 None / Not set


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



Other Customary Use Information for Corymbia intermedia (R.T. Baker) K.D. Hill & L.A.S. Johnson



Plant Part Used Resin
Used for To quench thirst
Remarks
Reference source 1 1. An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Yaegl Aboriginal community in northern New South Wales, Australia; Packer, J., Brouwer, N., Harrington, D., Gaikwada, J., Heron, R., Yaegl Community Elders, Ranganathan, S., Vemulpad S., Jamie, J., (2012)
2. Yaegl Medicinal Plant Resources Handbook ; Packer, J., Brouwer, N., Harrington, D., Gaikwad, J., Ranganathan, S., Vemulpad, S., Jamie, J., Yaegl Community Elders, (2011)
Reference source 2 None / Not set


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


Sample Collection

Crude Extract/Partitions/Fractions

Isolated Natural Products