Gossia myrsinocarpa (F.Muell.) N.Snow & Guymer
Snow, N. & Guymer, G.P. (2003) Systematic Botany Monographs 65: 73.
Malanda Ironwood; Small-flowered Lignum
Pale granular stripes in the outer blaze.
Cotyledons narrowly elliptic or ovate, about 14-16 x 3-5 mm; intramarginal vein present, oil dots clearly visible with a lens. Stipules filiform, about 1.5 mm long. Stem below cotyledons (hypocotyl) thickened. First pair of leaves produced just above the cotyledons so that the cotyledons and the first pair of leaves form a whorl of quite similar leaf blades. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade ovate, about 20-25 x 8-12 mm, petioles about 1-2 mm long. Seed germination time 4 to 34 days.