Erect shrub to 1 m tall. Leaves crowded, semi-cylindrical, to 1 cm long. Flowers about 5 mm wide in clusters, pink or white and fuzzy. Floral tube 1.5-2 mm long, not ribbed but with a tuft of hair at the base. Sepals 3-3.5 mm long, divided into 3-5 hairy lobes. Petals 1-1.5 mm long, fringed. Ovules 2.
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.