Beilschmiedia oligandra L.S.Sm.
Smith, L.S. (1959) Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 70: 28. Type: QUEENSLAND. Cook District: State Forest Reserve 310, Swipers Logging Area, K.J. White 1288 (TYPE), .. (11 Nov. 1955 fl.).
Ivory Walnut; Walnut, Ivory; Dogwood
Bark often marked by shallow circular or oval indentations, about 5-8 cm diam., and about 5-10 mm deep. Blaze odour slightly aromatic.
Twigs terete, glabrous, clothed in straight, appressed, brown or pale brown hairs only when very young. Leaf blades about 7.5-12.1 x 2.7-4.8 cm, green or slightly glaucous on the underside, glabrous or clothed in straight, appressed, pale brown hairs. Midrib raised or flush with the upper surface. Petioles flat on the upper surface. Oil dots visible with a lens or just visible to the naked eye. Lateral veins forming fairly definite loops inside the blade margin.
Fallen fruit eaten by Cassowaries and Musky Rat-kangaroos eat the flesh and seeds. Cooper & Cooper (1994).