This native tree is commonly known as large-leaved canthium.
Psydrax lamprophylla is described as a "dicot" in the Rubiaceae 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.
Previously known as Canthium lamprophyllum (Australian Plant Census). See Psydrax lamprophylla forma lamprophylla which is the only form known in the Fraser Coast region (Gwen Harden, Hugh Nicholson, Bill McDonald, Nan Nicholson, Terry Tame, John Williams. 2014. Rainforest Plants of Australia).
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 12 Fraser Coast localities: Bauple, Boompa, Brooweena, Craignish, Doongul, Magnolia, Malarga, Mount Urah, St Mary, Takura, Teddington, Tuan Forest.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.