Shrub or tree to 10m tall. Leaves aromatic when crushed, alternating up the stems, 0.5-1.5cm long, 1-3mm wide, flat, hairless, with straight or curved points. Flowers white to cream, with 5 petals. Flower cluster a bottle brush arranged in 10-20 groups of 3, initially at the ends of the stems, which then grow on.
Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 515