This native tree is commonly known as lillypilly satinash.
Reported at 10 Fraser Coast localities: Bauple Forest, Dundowran, Dundowran Beach, Magnolia, Poona, St Mary, Takura, Talegalla Weir, Teddington, Tinnanbar.
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.
Acmena smithii is described as a "higher dicot" in the Myrtaceae family.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.