More or less prostrate, tangled shrubs. Leaves opposite, widest above the middle, to 5 cm long and wide, with a prominent central vein. Flowers axillary or terminal, with 1-2 opposite pairs, 2.5-3 cm long, initially dull red to greenish, becoming a darker clearer red; spring. Fruit pod ovoid, about 1.5 cm long.
Source: (2002). Fabaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.