The largest tree on Perth’s coastal plain, growing to 30 m high, on white sand and sand over limestone. The bark is finely fibrous and grey to white, the fruits are bell shaped. Trees can fork into spreading branches. Hollows in old trees are used by red-capped parrots and dead hollow trunks provide habitat for kestrels, kingfishers, bats, ringneck parrots, and brushtail possums. Insects and lizards use the bark and shiny greyish-green leaves. Baudin’s black cockatoo chews the bark to reach grubs.
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December to April