Litsea breviumbellata C.K.Allen
Allen, C.K. (1942) Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 23: 121. Type: British New Guinea: Middle Fly River, Lake Daviumbu, Brass 7585 , Aug. 1936; holo: A; iso: BO, BRI, L.
Brown Bollygum; Beech, Brown; Bolly Beech; Bollygum; Bollygum, Brown; Sycamore; Soft Bollygum; Rusty Leaf Bollywood; Brown Bollywood; Bollywood; Bollygum, Soft; Beech, Bolly; Brown Beech; Bollywood, Brown
Twigs +/- terete, clothed in tortuous, brown or pale brown, erect hairs which persist on mature twigs. Leaf blades about 8-21.5 x 2.4-5.8 cm, green on the underside, clothed in tortuous, white and brown, erect hairs which persist on quite old leaves. Midrib depressed or flush with the upper surface. Petioles channelled on the upper surface. Oil dots visible with a lens.
This species does not grow large enough to produce millable logs. Wood specific gravity 0.78. Hyland (1989).