Date of issue: 17 March 2015
Designer: Mary Callahan, Australia Post Design Studio
Printer: McKellar Renown
Part of a series of four 'Australian Trees' stamps.
Plant: Corymbia citriodora
Previously called Eucalyptus citriodora. The genus Corymbia was separated from Eucalyptus in 1995.
There are about 96 species of Corymbia, the majority of which occur in warmer climates.
Lemon-scented Gums are large straight trees to 30m with smooth white to golden bark and lemon-scented foliage.
A beautiful specimen tree, well established in cultivation.