Shrubs 1-5 m tall. Branches erect or arching, rush-like, cylindrical, grooved, hairless. Leaves alternate, young ones reduced to cylindrical stalks about 2 cm long; stipules small. Flowers in terminal clusters more than 20 cm long or in the upper axils. Sepals equal, short-toothed. Standard circular, yellow to orange, often with red blotches. Keel darker coloured than standard; spring. Stamens free. Fruit pod obovoid, with a slanting beak, indehiscent.
WA, SA, Qld, NSW, Vic.
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.