Lethedon setosa (C.T.White) Kosterm.
Kostermans, A.G.J.H. (1963) Botieskij Zhurnal (Moscow & Leningrad) 48: 832.
Seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh. Blaze very fibrous.
Young shoots and young leaf bearing twigs densely clothed in pale brown or yellowish brown prostrate hairs. Twig bark strong and fibrous when stripped, emitting a somewhat unpleasant odour. Leaf blades about 7.5-19 x 2.5-7 cm, densely hairy on the underside. Midrib depressed and lateral veins scarcely visible on the upper surface.
Cotyledons oblong or elliptic, 12-15 mm long, hairy on both the upper and lower surfaces. First pair of leaves elliptic, about 12-15 x 8-10 mm, clothed in long pale hairs on both the upper and lower surfaces. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves obovate, apex shortly acuminate, base cuneate to attenuate, upper surface hairy along the midrib; petiole, terminal bud and stem densely clothed in long, pale to golden hairs. Seed germination time 557 to 606 days.