Edible portion: Seeds, Gum
A small shrub which grows up to 5 m tall. The tips of the small branches are very angular. The leaves (phyllodes) are densely hairy. They are silvery. The flowers are a light golden colour. The pods are clustered together and curved or coiled. The pods are constricted between the seeds. Mature pods are brown. The seeds are oval and shiny black. The aril or seed outgrowth is bright yellow.
It is a tropical plant. It occurs in Australia in red sands