Alphitonia oblata A.R.Bean
Bean, A.R. (2010) Muelleria 28(1): 13. Type: Queensland. North Kennedy: Bruce Highway, 10.5 km NNE of Tully, 30 December 1992, A.R.Bean 5324 (holotype BRI; isotypes K, MEL).
Hairy Sarsaparilla Ash; Sarsaparilla; Philippine Sarsaparilla
Tree 6-15 m. Faint liniment odour in the blaze.
Occurs in WA, NT, CYP, NEQ, CEQ and southwards to south-eastern Queensland. Altitudinal range from sea level to 300 m. Grows in well developed lowland rain forest. This species is favoured by disturbance and is a characteristic component of rain forest regrowth in lowland areas. Also occurs in Malesia.
In Australia the name Alphitonia incana has previously been misapplied to this species.