Medium-sized open tree 10- 30 m in height. Loose fibrous to scaly bark yellow-brown on most of the trunk, twisting from the trunk on older trees. Remainder of trunk smooth, pale grey to yellow. Lance-shaped adult leaves vary in length from 6-14 cm and are dull green in colour with veins well inside the margin. Juvenile grey-green leaves are oval and stalked. Seven club-shaped buds per cluster.
Fruit on slender stalks with four or five valves. Disk sunken.
Perennial. Well-drained alluvial soils and loams in a range of habitat types including woodland, forest and chenopod shrublands.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia