Cinnamomum baileyanum (F.Muell. ex F.M.Bailey) W.D.Francis
Francis, W.D. (1951) Australian Rain-Forest Trees ed. 2 : 4.
Pepperwood; Candlewood; Bollywood; Bollywood, Brown; Brown Bollywood
Blaze odour conspicuous but precise odour difficult to pin-point; spice, pepper, cinnamon, sarsaparilla or Vicks Vaporub.
Twigs 4-angled and clothed in straight, white or pale brown, appressed hairs when young but terete and glabrous at maturity. Leaf blades about 5-13 x 2-5.2 cm, green on the underside, clothed in straight, white or pale brown, appressed hairs when young but almost glabrous at maturity. Midrib +/- flush with the upper surface. Petioles channelled on the upper surface. Oil dots visible with a lens. Freshly broken twigs emit an odour like that of the blaze.
Tepals about 4.5-5.3 mm long. Stamens nine (six opening inwards and three opening outwards). Staminodes three.
Stem bark material of this species was active against some tumors. Collins et al. (1990).
Wood specific gravity 0.56-0.70. Hyland (1989).