Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Beilschmiedia brunnea B.Hyland
Hyland, B.P.M. (1989) Australian Systematic Botany 2: 149. Type: B. Hyland 12473, State Forest Reserve 310, Windin Logging Area 24.i.1983 (QRS, holotypus).
Brown Walnut; Walnut, Brown
A thin cream or pale brown layer generally visible beneath the subrhytidome layer before the first section of the outer blaze. Lenticels often numerous and conspicuous and tending to be in longitudinal lines.
Twigs terete or angular, clothed in straight, pale brown, appressed hairs when young but glabrous when older. Older twigs marked by numerous pale brown lenticels. Leaf blades about 7-12.5 x 2.5-7 cm, slightly glaucous on the underside, clothed in short, straight, white or pale brown, appressed hairs. Midrib raised or flush with the upper surface. Petioles flat or channelled on the upper surface. Oil dots visible with a lens.
Fruits about 20-22 x 17 mm. Endocarp 0.7-0.9 mm thick. Cotyledons cream or yellowish.
This species produces millable logs, a useful general purpose timber, the sawn timber is sold as Brown Walnut although this is not the Standard Trade Name. Wood specific gravity 0.60-0.70 Hyland (1989).