Niemeyera discolor Jessup
Jessup, L.W (2019) Austrobaileya 10(3): 331-332. Type: Queensland. Cook District: State Forest Reserve 143, Kanawarra, Carbine Logging Area, 24 November 1987, B.P. Hyland 13360 (holo: BRI; iso: CNS).
Plum Boxwood; Boxwood, Plum
First pair of leaves elliptic to lanceolate, apex acuminate, base cuneate, midrib raised on the upper surface, underside bronze or copper-coloured with numerous appressed, medifixed hairs. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade elliptic to slightly obovate, apex acuminate; a few hairs persist on the upper surface of older leaves. Leaf blade underside densely clothed in prostrate, silky, rusty brown hairs. Lateral veins about 10-12 on each side of the midrib and forming distinct loops inside the blade margin. Hairs on the stem, petiole, terminal bud and new shoot brown, hairs on the leaves much paler. Exudate milky. Seed germination time 26 to 51 days.