Musgravea heterophylla L.S.Sm.
Smith, L.S. (1969) Contributions from the Queensland Herbarium 6: 12. Type: 1 mile WSW. of Kuranda, Dansie AFO/2015 (holotypus, BRI.031170 isotypus, QRS) .
Oak, Briar; Briar Oak; Briar Silky Oak; Oak, Briar Silky; Brown Silky Oak; White Oak; Oak, White
Oak grain in the wood and a similar pattern in the inner blaze. Outer blaze often marked by white, granular stripes, the latter exhibiting oak grain.
Oak grain in the twigs. Leaf blades about 7-19 x 2.5-9 cm, brownish on the underside, becoming greenish when older. Petioles about 2-3 cm long. Young shoots and twigs densely clothed in short, rusty or dark brown hairs.
Best known for the handsome, lobed juvenile leaves. Commonly used as an indoor plant.
Produces a very useful timber with a conspicuous oak grain.
Wood specific gravity 0.6780 Cause et al. (1989).