Shrub or small tree to 5 m tall. Bark rough. Leaves scattered or in whorls of 3, linear, 4-11 mm long, 1 mm wide, veins obscure, oil glands prominent; petiole to 1 mm long. Flower spikes dense, 1-2.5 cm long; axis shortly hairy. Flowers 1 per bract. Stamens 3-4 mm long, 4-7 in a bundle, white or cream; claw (stamen base) to 0.5 mm long. Fruit 3-4 mm wide, sepals persistent but obscure.
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.