Lindera queenslandica B.Hyland
Hyland, B.P.M. (1989) Australian Systematic Botany 2: 252. Type: B. Gray 1277: State Forest Reserve 191, 14.ii.1979 (QRS, holotypus).
Bolly Beech; Bollygum; Beech, Brown; Beech, Bolly; Bollywood; Brown Beech
Yellowish or orange stripes or speckles usually visible in the blaze. Blaze darkens on exposure.
Twigs +/- terete, clothed in tortuous and straight, white, erect hairs when very young, almost glabrous at maturity. Leaf blades about 8-27 x 4-8 cm, green on the underside, clothed in straight and tortuous, white, appressed and erect hairs when young, almost completely glabrous at maturity. Midrib cream, flush with the upper surface. Petioles flat or channelled on the upper surface. Oil dots visible with a lens.
First pair of leaves lanceolate, about 55-85 x 15-30 mm, apex long acuminate, green on the underside. Cataphylls sometimes present above first pair of true leaves. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves ovate to lanceolate, hairy on the upper surface at least along the midrib; oil dots numerous, small, visible with a lens. Seed germination time 52 to 61 days.
This species produces millable logs and the sawn timber is marketed as Bollywood, a useful general purpose timber. Wood specific gravity 0.52-0.66. Hyland (1989).