Family: MYRTACEAE
Genus: Corymbia
Species: ficifolia
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Usually a small to medium tree with a short trunk and dense, dark green foliage that provides useful shade. In early summer large clusters of strongly coloured flowers held clear of the foliage. Selected colour forms are often grafted on to a different rootstock, which should not be allowed to get away. There are many named cultivars in a range of colour shades and also smaller growing forms. Attracts birds, bees, butterflies, insects and lizards.

Pronunciation: Korr-im-bee-ya