Rhodamnia australis A.J.Scott
Scott, A.J. (1978) Kew Bulletin 33: 447. Type: Australia, Northern Territory, Cannon Hill, W Arnhemland, Balgooy & Byrnes 1328 (holotype K; isotype CANB, L, MO, NSW).
Cotyledons lanceolate, about 7-10 x 3-6 mm. Oil dots visible with a lens particularly near the margin. Small reddish stipule-like glands usually visible on the stem near the petioles of the cotyledons and first pair of leaves. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade elliptic, about 20 x 7-10 mm. Oil dots numerous. Underside of the leaf blade clothed in very fine, short, prostrate hairs just visible with a lens. Terminal bud densely clothed in short, prostrate, pale brown hairs. Stem 4-angled or shortly 4-ribbed. Seed germination time 204 to 223 days.
Although not often cultivated, this small tree with a spreading habit and greyish foliage would be a welcome addition to tropical gardens in drier areas or on well drained soils.