Specimens collected on Matthew Flinders' Voyage of Circumnavigation 1801- 1805
This specimen was collected by Brown at Goose Island Bay,
Western Australia May 1803.
Collected by Brown at Shoalwater Bay, Queensland August 26 1802.
The generic name Mackinlaya commemorates the explorer John McKinlay (1819-72) for his explorations in tropical Australia. The specific name macro (large) sciadia (umbrella) refers to the large umbrella like inflorescences of tin cream flowers of this slender rainforest tree.