Helicia lewisensis Foreman
Foreman, D.B. (1983) Brunonia 6(1): 66. Type: State Forest Reserve 143, North Mary Logging Area, Mt Lewis, Queensland, A.K. Irvine 1333, 15.iv.1974 (holotypus QRS).
A small tree not exceeding 30 cm dbh. Oak grain in the wood and a corresponding pattern in the blaze.
Cotyledons fleshy, obovate, without venation, about 11-13 x 7.5-9 mm, upper surface flat, lower surface convex, apex obtuse, base sagittate, margins with two slight lobes or blunt teeth on each side. First pair of leaves elliptic, margins irregularly serrate. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade obovate, elliptic or narrowly elliptic, apex acute to acuminate, base attenuate, margin irregularly serrate with about 25 teeth on each side, hairy on the upper surface and along the midrib and lateral veins on the undersurface, hairs medifixed. Stems densely clothed in red brown, peltate to medifixed hairs. Seed germination time 24 to 26 days.