Shrub to 3 m tall. Leaves 4-8 cm long. Leaflets in 3-6 pairs 1-2 cm apart, each more or less obovate, about 2-4 cm long, blunt-tipped, with a fine yellow line around the edge and a small tuft of hairs on the lower surface near the junction with the leaflet stalk. Flowers in clusters of 15-20, the petal to about 1.5 cm long; Apr-Sept. Fruit pods cylindrical, 10-14 cm long. Syn. Cassia coluteoides Collad.
Brazil. Naturalised in S Qld and N NSW.
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.