Shrub or small tree to about 3 m tall, the branches sometimes hanging and angled. Leaves mostly reduced to scales or present only at the base of branches, obovate. Flowers few together in terminal clusters or in lateral clusters towards the tips of the branches. Corolla 0.5-1 cm long, cream to orange-red; spring to early summer. Fruit pod oblong-elliptic, about 1 cm long, hairy, stalked.
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.