Introduced tree to 14m tall. Leaves aromatic when crushed, alternating along the stem, 12-25cm long, composed of 3-35 leaflets, the leaflets 1.5-5cm long, 2-10mm wide, flat to linear, mostly hairless, with pointed tips. Male and female flowers on the same plant or on different plants. Flowers white or creamy, with 5 petals, in drooping open panicles arising from the bases of the leaves. Fruit red or bluish pink. Schinus areira in NSW.
Description and photo (as Schinus areira) in GM Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 466
PlantNET description (as Schinus areira): http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Schinus~areira
Weeds of Australia Biosecurity Queensland Edition description (as Schinus molle var. areira): http://keyserver.lucidcentral.org/weeds/data/03030800-0b07-490a-8d04-0605030c0f01/media/Html/Schinus_molle_var._areira.htm