Tall tree (to 15m) which bears white - cream flowers in late spring and summer. Rough, dark brown bark on trunk and branches.
Leaves feature ridges and grooves along the underside which gives plant its specific name. Beefwood refers to the red colour of the timber.
Mainly grows in sandy and gravelly soils on plains and near watercourses.
Where to find this plant at Alice Springs Desert Park
Located along the entry road and a few original specimens are found on park. There are also some lovely specimens along Lovegrove Drive.
Moore, P., 2005. A Guide to Plants of Inland Australia, Reed New Holland, Sydney