Spreading shrub to 2.5 m tall. Leaves 8-15 cm long with several glands between the pairs of leaflets. Leaflets lanceolate to elliptic, 1-3 cm long, 0.5-1 cm wide. Flower clusters of 3-5 flowers. Flowers with fertile stamens 10. Fruit pods 8-12 cm long, 5-6 mm wide and without pith.
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.