Shrub or small tree to 7 m tall. Leaves decussate, linear-lanceolate, 3-7 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, blunt, distinctly gland-dotted, veins obscure, stalk about 1 mm long. Flowers in terminal heads, consisting of clusters containing 2-6 flowers on a short, bracted stalk. Stamens 6-12, white, base 1.5-2 mm long, free part of filaments 3-4 mm long. Fruit capsule 3-4 mm long and wide.
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.