Polyosma sp. Mt Lewis (B.Hyland 25241RFK)
Provisional HISPID phrase name.
Fine oak grain in the wood and a corresponding pattern in the inner blaze. White granular stripes in the outer blaze under the lenticels.
Cotyledons sessile, linear, about 7-8 x 1 mm. First pair of leaves ovate, margin serrate, hairy on the upper and lower surfaces. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade elliptic, apex acute, base cuneate, margin serrate, hairy on both the upper and lower surfaces; stem, petioles and terminal bud clothed in erect pale hairs. Seed germination time 236 to 243 days.