Shrub or tree to 20 m or more in the wild. Leaves ovate to lanceolate, mostly 5-10 cm long, 1-4 cm wide, leathery, with 3 longitudinal veins. Flower cluster usually terminal, of 10-20 flowers each. Perianth 1-2 cm long, yellowish; spring to summer. Fruit 4-6 cm long; seeds about 1 cm long.
VIC: Melbourne (Royal Bot. Gds); Parkville (Melbourne University Botany Department Systems Garden).
Source: (2002). Proteaceae. 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.