Description The Broad-leaved Paperbark is a spreading tree growing 8 m to 15 m tall (sometimes to 20 m tall). The bark is whitish or pale brown with a papery texture. The grey-green leaves are about 6 cm to 12 cm long and 1 cm to 3 cm wide. The plant flowers in spring to early autumn from September to March. The flowers are cream or white and produced in bottlebrush spikes about 2 cm to 5 cm long. The fruit capsules are about 3 mm to 4 mm long.
Habitat swamps, floodplains, near rivers and estuaries
Distribution The Broad-leaved Paperbark is found in eastern Queensland and New South Wales. It is also found in New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea. It has become naturalised in Florida in the USA.