Form and Size: A medium tree, 12-20m high.
Distribution: Lowland and highland rainforests of north-eastern
Qld., between Mt. Spec and Mt. Spurgeon.
Leaves: Egg-shaped or oval, tip pointed, margins may be toothed,
dark green and glossy above, paler beneath, 8-15cm x 4-6cm; new growth covered with dense brown hairs.
Bark: Brown, pustular.
Flowers: White, about 1.2cm diameter, petals 2-6 lobed; borne in
racemes 4-8cm long in the upper axils.
Flowering Period: January to March.
Fruit: Blue, egg-shaped, about 2cm long.
Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from seed. The sap of this tree is
reported to be an irritant to sensitive skin.