This native tree is commonly known as dotted myrtle.
Gossia punctata is described as a "dicot" in the Myrtaceae family.
Flagged as a potential locally significant species in the Fraser Coast Region. In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
One Fraser Coast region record at Mt Bauple which is the northern limit of the species.
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.
Reported at 0 Fraser Coast localities: .
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.