F. Muell., Fragm. Phyt. Aust. 10:55 (1876).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Pungent honey-myrtle.
Shrub 1-3 m high, glabrous except for the pubescent young shoots and hypanthium and rhachis more densely so; leaves alternate, often twisted at the petiole through 90°, narrowly elliptic, 7-15 mm long, 2-3 mm broad, acuminate-pungent, punctate, with nerves obscure on both surfaces; petiole terete, 1-2 mm long.
Fruit woody, spherical, c. 9 mm diam., thick, smooth, in short loose clusters on woody stems.
S.Aust.: NU, GT, EP. W.Aust.
Flowering time: apparently in summer.
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