Mallee or tree to mostly 5 m tall. Bark mostly powdery, white to grey or reddish brown. Juvenile leaves lanceolate. Adult leaves lanceolate, hooked at the tip; blade mostly 6-8 cm long, 1-1.5 cm wide, glossy. Leaf stalk flattened, 6-9 mm long. Flowers in 7s; common stalk angular to cylindrical, curved, 1.5-2 cm long, individual stalks mostly 1-2 cm long. Fruits with thin ridges, mostly 8-12 mm long, 1-1.5 cm wide.
Grows naturally on stony soils in open woodland of SW WA. Grown along highways, especially in NW Vic.
Source: (2002). Eucalyptus. 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.