Helicia albiflora is a tree that can grow up to 30 metres tall. The bole is straight and cylindrical, free of buttresses[
The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild for its wood, which is used locally and also traded.
The plant's conservation is dependent upon the conservation of its montane habitat. It is classified as 'Near Threatened' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
Australasia - New Guinea.
A subcanopy to canopy tree in lowland rain forests, also in Castanopsis-Nothofagus woods at elevations from 900 - 2,050 metres[
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The heartwood is reddish-brown, the sapwood is straw coloured[
]. The attractive wood has a decorative grain[
]. It is sometimes harvested for commercial use[
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