Tree to 15 m high; bark rough over whole trunk, becoming course and thick. Juvenile leaves orbicular, glaucous. Peduncles 5–12(–15) mm long; operculum as wide as or wider than hypanthium. Fruit 6–10 mm long. Flowers Autumn to late winter.
CVU, DunT, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, NIS, OtP, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also SA, NSW. Widespread in Victoria from the Little Desert, Black Range, Grampians, and Pyrenees east to Alexandra, Whitfield, Warby Ranges and the Upper Murray River area; also south of the Great Dividing Range from the Brisbane Ranges east to Mt Hedrick and Ensay.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|