Thickly branched tree about 10 m tall with branched thorns. Leaves compound, alternate. Leaflets 8-16, 3-8 cm long, midrib downy on both sides, edges finely scalloped, stalks short. Flowers in downy clusters. Fruit pods 15-25 cm long, 2-3 cm wide.
VIC: Melbourne (City, cnr King and Bourke Sts).
Source: (2002). Caesalpiniaceae. 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.