This native tree is commonly known as shiny-leaved canthium.
Psydrax odorata forma subnitida 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.
Is one of two forms of Psydrax odorata subsp. australiana. Was Canthium odoratum (Harden, McDonald and 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.