Group 8

Leaves Alternate, Simple

Margins Distinctly Lobed Or Angled Or Toothed

Margins Angled

Leaves Lobed and 3 to 9 Veined from Base

Lower Surface Of Leaves Hairy

Leaves Hairless

Leaves Lobed, Venation Pinnate

Group 9

Plants With Stinging Hairs or Leaves

Peltate or Leaves Broad–Ovate To ± Round and With Star Hairs Below

Leaves Peltate; Stinging Hairs Absent

Petiole Attached Towards Centre Of Leaf

Leaves Not Peltate; Star hairs Present

Group 11

Leaves Simple or 1–Foliolate; Margins Toothed or Crenate

Leaves Simple and Rough To Touch

Leaves Simple With A Few Spinose Teeth

Leaves 1−Foliolate; Domatia Present

Leaves 1−Foliolate; Domatia Absent

Leaves Simple: Domatia Present

Leaves Simple: Domatia Absent and either Hairless and Whitish Below or Distinctly Hairy Below

Leaves Hairless, Lower Surface Whitish

Leaves Hairy; Lower Surface Silvery–white

Leaves Hairy, Green To Pale Green, Not Whitish Below

Leaves Hairy And White, Grey, Yellowish or Brown Below

Leaves Simple With 1 to 5 Small Glands At Junction Of Petiole and Lamina

Terminal Buds Hairy or Scaly

Buds Hairy, Not Scaly

Buds Scaly

Leaves Lacking Features Of Those Above
Petioles More Than 1 cm

Petioles Less Than 1 cm

Most Leaves More Than 4 cm Long

Group 12

Leaves Simple or 1–Foliolate

Alternate, Entire and With Translucent Dots or Streaks

Leaves Either With Coloured Dots or Lower Surface Densely Scaly or With Star Hairs

Leaves With Coloured Dots

Lower Surface Of Leaves Densely Scaly

Peltate Scales Silvery or Browish)

Petioles Very Short, Often Red; Terminal Buds Soft-Scally, Reddish.

Translucent Dots and/or Streaks Medium Sized to Large.

Leaves More than 4 cm Long

Leaves Less than 4 cm Long

Oil Dots Obvious

Translucent Dots Minute, Stems ± Zigzag and Leaves 2–Ranked

Translucent Dots Minute, Leaves 3−Veined And/Or Domatia Present.

Domatia Present, Hairless or Almost So

Hairless or Almost So

Leaves Usually Distinctly Hairy, Especially on Lower Veins

Domatia Absent, Leaves 3−Veined

Family Lauraceae

Other Families

Translucent Dots Minute, Leaves Glaucous Below

Leaves Hairy on Lower Surface, Especially On Veins

Leaves Hairless or Almost So On Lower leaves

Translucent Dots Minute, Base Of Leaves With 2 or More Raised Marginal or Submarginal Glands

Translucent Dots Minute, Leaves Lacking Features Of Above

Leaves Less Than 3 cm Long

Leaves More Than 3 cm Long, Hairy On Lower Surface, Especially On Veins

Leaves More Than 3 cm Long, Hairless or Almost So

Species Widespread in NSW and Queensland

Species very restricted and confined to New South Wales

Species confined to Queensland

Group 13

Leaves Simple or 1–Foliolate, Entire Without Translucent Dots

Leaves With Only One Vein or No VeinVisible

Most Leaves More Than 4 cm Long

Most Leaves Less Than 4 cm Long

Leaves With Two Or More Longitudinal Veins Less Than 7 cm Long

Leaves With Two Or More Longitudinal Veins and More Than 7 cm Long

Leaves Long and Narrow

Leaves Broader and Flowers In Globose Heads

Leaves Broader and Flowers In Elongated Spikes

Leaves With 1 Or More Of The Following Features; Triangular; 3−Veined From Base, 1 or More Basal Glands, Numerous Surface Glands

Leaves Triangular and/or 3−Veined From Base

Leaves With 2 Basal Glands or Scattered Marginal Glands

Leaves With Numerous Surface Glands On Lower Surface

Leaves Densely Hairy; White, Yellowish Or Brownish Below

Densely Hairy on Both Surfaces

Leaves With Upper Surface ±Hairless, Lower Surface With White or Coloured Hairs

Leaves Less Than 7 cm Long.

Leaves More Than 7 cm Long.

Milky Latex Present In Cut Petioles Or Bark

Leaves With Domatia In Some Of The Vein Angles Below

Domatia Absent; Leaves Either Pseudo−Pinnate Or 2−Ranked And/Or Grey, Yellowish−Grey Or Yellowish−Green Below

Most Leaves Less Than 3 cm Long

Most Leaves More Than 3 cm Long

Terminal Buds Scaly

Leaves Narrow, Usually Relatively Long and Petiole Often Indistinct

Leaves Wider, Petiole Distinct

Terminal Buds Not Scaly, Leaf Buds Distinctly Hairy

Terminal Buds Not Scaly, Leaf Buds Distinctly Hairy

Leaves Simple, Mostly more Than 5 cm Long, Firm To Stiff

Leaves Simple, Mostly more Than 5 cm Long, Soft