Memecylon hylandii Whiffin
Whiffin, T.P. () Flora of Australia 18: 325. Type: Stone Crossing, Wenlock R., Qld, 12 deg 23 S, 142 deg 10 E, 10 Oct. 1980, B.Hyland 10761; holo: QRS.
Seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh.
Inflorescences shorter than the leaves. Flowers small, petals about 2-2.5 mm long. Stamens eight, anthers with a long spur at the base and a raised gland on the spur on the opposite side to the filament attachment.
Cotyledons +/- semiorbicular or reniform, about 15-21 x 29-34 mm, shortly petiolate. Midrib forking at near the apex but the midrib not reaching the apex of the cotyledon. Several small stipules or stipule-like glands present at the base of the cotyledonary petioles. First pair of leaf blades glabrous, +/- obovate, apex obtuse, midrib depressed on the upper surface. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves decussate, leaf blade ovate, elliptic to narrowly obovate, apex obtuse, base attenuate, midrib depressed on the upper surface. Lateral vein angle high, about 80-90 degrees with the midrib. Stems square in transverse section, the edges narrowly winged. Stipule-like glands conspicuous. Seed germination time 73 days.