Notothixos cornifolius Oliv.
Oliver, D. (1863) Journal Linnaen Society Botany 7: 103. Type: NSW, Liverpoool Plains, A. Cunn 50; Lecto: K; Syn: K, BM; May 1825-July 1827, A. Cunn 41 & 48; Syn: BM, BRI, K, MEL; Port Jackson, Anon; Syn: MEL.
Leaf blades brittle, breaking along a straight line when bent back on themselves. Leaf blades about 4-11 x 1-2.5 cm, petioles about 0.2-0.6 cm long. Venation not obvious on either surface of fresh leaf blades, generally 3-5-veined, the veins longitudinal and parallel, radiating from the base. Young shoots and leaves clothed in pale-coloured scales, each scale with a dark centre (brown).
Fruits about 9-10 mm long. Seeds about 5 mm long. Embryo about 3 mm long.
Features not available.
Parasitic on rain forest and open forest trees usually belonging to the family Sterculiaceae.