Lemon-scented gum (Corymbia citriodora) belongs to Myrtaceae (the Myrtle family). It is a tall evergreen tree that is native to north eastern Australia. This tree grows in dry sclerophyll forest and woodlands, and up to a height of 35 m. The bark is smooth gray, uniform or slightly mottled, often powdery, shedding in thin curling flakes. The leaves are narrow, lanceolate, yellowish-green, and are lemon-scented. The flowers are small white and rarely appear on young trees. It is an important forest tree, in demand for structural timber and for honey production.