Polyosma hirsuta C.T.White
White, C.T. (1918) Queensland Department of Agriculture and Stock. Botany Bulletin 20: 14. Type: Johnstone River, Rev. N. Michael (type).
Seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh. Fine oak grain in the wood and a corresponding pattern in the inner blaze. Cream stripes in the outer blaze.
Young shoots and leafy twigs clothed in pale yellowish brown hairs. Leaf blades about 6-14 x 2-5 cm. Lateral veins forming loops well inside the blade margin. Teeth usually few in number and appear as though attached as an afterthought.
Cotyledons linear, about 8-10 x 1 mm, base sessile. First pair of leaves toothed, hairy on the upper surface. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade obovate, apex acute and mucronate, base cuneate to attenuate, margin dentate or serrate, teeth with a fine point at the apex; hairy on the upper surface. Petiole, stem and terminal bud clothed in long pale hairs. Seed germination time 234 to 382 days.