This native tree is commonly known as coast canthium.
Cyclophyllum coprosmoides var. coprosmoides 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 coprosmoides (S.T. Reynolds and R.J.F. Henderson Austrobaileya Vol. 6, No. 1 (2001), pp. 41-66). A very common shrub/small tree in the Fraser Coast region. Within or near rainforest and riparian areas.
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 55 Fraser Coast localities: Aldershot, Antigua, Bauple, Bauple Forest, Beaver Rock, Beelbi Creek, Bidwill, Boompa, Booral, Brooweena, Burrum Heads, Burrum River, Craignish, Doongul, Duckinwilla, Dundathu, Dundowran, Dundowran Beach, Glenorchy, Glenwood, Granville, Howard, Island Plantation, Kanigan, Kawungan, K'gari, Magnolia, Maryborough, Mount Urah, Mungar, Owanyilla, Pacific Haven, Paterson, Point Vernon, Poona, Prawle, River Heads, St Mary, Sunshine Acres, Susan River, Takura, Talegalla Weir, Tandora, Teddington, Tiaro, Tinana, Toogoom, Urangan, Urraween, Walkers Point, Walligan, Wondunna, Woocoo, Yengarie, Yerra.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.