The leaves of Alberta magna are oppositely arranged and simple in structure. The leaf shape is elliptic to obovate. They rarely become as long as 13 cm or as wide as 5 cm wide. The leaves are hairless, leathery and glossy green on their upper surfaces. The lower leaf surface is pale with a cream coloured midrib, the parallel lateral veins prominent. The leaf tip is rounded to broadly tapering, the base narrowly tapering. Leaf margins are entire, wavy and rolled under. Cup-shaped and bearded stipules that drop off early grow next to the stout leaf petioles (Van Wyk and Van Wyk, 1997; Coates Palgrave, 2002; Rhino Club Newsletter).