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Plant Form: Shrub or small tree.
Size: Up to 8 m tall.
Stem: Green and smooth ageing to pale, grooved grey-brown bark with conspicuous pale spots.
Leaves: In opposite pairs on branchlets, lance shaped 2.5-10 cm long, bright green above, paler underneath.
Flowers: Showy yellow trumpet-shaped 3.5-5 cm long in clusters at the branch tips or upper forks.
Fruit and Seeds: Long bean-like narrow pods 10-22 cm long green ripening to brown, with papery-winged flat seeds 2 cm long.
Habitat: Forest edges, riparian ares, dune scrub, agricultural land.