This native tree is commonly known as silver sycamore.
Reported at 5 Fraser Coast localities: Dundowran Beach, Fraser Island, St Mary, Talegalla Weir, Tuan Forest.
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act this taxon is classified as Least Concern.
Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Cryptocarya glaucescens is described as a "lower dicot" in the Lauraceae family.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.