Form and Size: A medium tree to 20m tall
Distribution: An area centred on Charters Towers and extending from south of Townsville. to the Burra Range west of Pentland, north Qld.
Adult Leaves: Narrowly lance-shaped, lance-shaped or sickle-shaped, light green, dull to slightly glossy, veins dense, 12-15cm x 1-2cm
Bark: Blackish ironbark, hard, furrowed; smaller branchlets conspicuously yellow
Buds: Egg-shaped, to 0.7cm long x 0.4cm wide; cap rounded, narrower than the base (resembles an egg in an egg-cup)
Flowers: Creamy-white; borne in clusters of 7
Flowering Period: August to September
Fruit: Capsules, cup-shaped, rim thick, to 0.8cm x 0.8cm; valves 3 or 4, about level
Distinguishing Features: May be distinguished from E. drepanophylla by the distinctly yellow branchlets and the distinctively narrower bud caps.
Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from seed