Habit and flowers

A medium tree to 15 m on fertile, well drained soils.

Phyllodes are dark green, alternate to 18 cm.

Creamy-yellowish flower spikes to 6 cm in summer and autumn.

Host plant for many butterflies, including the Tailed Emperor (Polyura sempronius) and the Large Grass-yellow (Eurema hecabe).

Photo: PlantNET website