Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Endiandra monothyra subsp. trichophylla B.Hyland
Hyland, B.P.M. (1989) Australian Systematic Botany 2: 241. Type: B. Gray 1589: State Forest Reserve 310, Gadgarra, Presley L. A., 12.xii.1979 (QRS, holotypus).
Walnut, Rose; Rose Walnut
Blaze odour noticeable, difficult to describe, rather aromatic, somewhat like Red Cedar (Toona ciliata).
Twigs terete or fluted, clothed in tortuous, erect, brown hairs. Leaf blades about 5.5-8.5 x 2-3.5 cm, green on the underside, clothed in tortuous, erect brown hairs which persist even on fully mature leaves. Midrib depressed on the upper surface. Petioles flat on the upper surface. Oil dots visible with a lens.
Fruits ellipsoid, about 35 x 15 mm. Seed about 28 x 12 mm. Cotyledons cream.
First pair of leaves ovate or lanceolate, about 40-65 x 14-27 mm, green on the underside. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves ovate, hairy on the upper surface along midrib and main lateral veins; oil dots small, numerous, visible with a lens; terminal bud, petioles and stem densely clothed in reddish brown hairs. Seed germination time 32 to 36 days.
This subspecies grows large enough to produce millable logs. Wood specific gravity 0.87. Hyland (1989).