Small Hopbush; Low Hopbush
Shrub to 1.5m tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, 0.8-3.5cm long, 3-15mm wide, flat, hairless. Male and female flowers usually on different plants, flowers occasionally bisexual. Flowers often small (less than 3mm across), greenish yellow, with 0 petals, in groups of 2-3, occasionally more, on short stalks arising from the bases of the leaves rarely in a few-flowered cluster at the ends of the branchlets. Fruiting bodies with 3, rarely 4, angles.
Description and photo (page 470) and line drawing of leaf (Fig. 54c page 471) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales