A fast-growing tree, the timber of which is used for furniture making. It is widespread in eastern Australia from central coastal Queensland to southern Victoria, with outlying populations on the Atherton Tableland in northern Queensland and Tasmania’s King Island. It has sickle-shaped phyllodes up to 20 cm long, and perfumed cream-coloured flowers. A naturally slender species, and very upright in all situations. Can grow taller to reach light when planted in part shade.