Symplocos paucistaminea F.Muell. & F.M.Bailey
Bailey, F.M. (1890) A Synopsis of the Queensland Flora, Supplement 3 : 46. Type: Harveys Creek. Bellenden-Ker Expedition.
Seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh.
Leafy twigs and petioles densely clothed in long, brown hairs. Leaf blades about 8-20 x 3-8 cm. Midrib hairy on the upper surface of most leaf blades; teeth, if present, small but quite sharp like prickles.
Cotyledons linear about 6-7 x 0.5 mm. First pair of leaves ovate, margin with 1-3 teeth on each side of the leaf blade, upper surface hairy. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade elliptic, apex acute, base cuneate to attenuate, upper surface clothed in long prostrate hairs; petiole, stem and terminal bud densely clothed in long pale hairs. Seed germination time 122 days.
Fruit eaten by Fruit Pigeons. Cooper & Cooper (1994).