This native tree is commonly known as Mt Mellum medicosma.
Medicosma forsteri is described as a "dicot" in the Rutaceae family.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
No records in Fraser Coast region. Known from Brisbane to Gympie areas (Harden, McDonald, Williams).
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census but is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.