Melicope vitiflora (F.Muell.) T.G.Hartley
Hartley, T.G. (1990) Telopea 4(1): 34.
Leatherwood; Toothache Tree; Northern Spermwood; Northern Evodia; Northern Doughwood; Fishpoison Wood; Fish Poison-wood; Coast Euodia; Doughwood, Northern; Leatherjacket; Northern Euodia
Outer dead bark rather corky, particularly towards the base of larger trees.
Known as the toothache tree, northern Queensland Aborigines placed the juice of this species in the cavity of a decayed tooth to alleviate toothache. Cribb (1981).
Produces a useful general purpose timber.
Wood specific gravity 0.62. Cause et al. (1989).