Stiff shrub to 2 m or so tall. Leaves decussate, oval, about 1 cm long, ridged and with many nerves, the tips bent backwards. Flower spikes dark red; filaments 6-11 per bundle; spring to early summer.
Source: (2002). Myrtaceae. 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.