|Yellow Elderberry at Mount Tomah, Australia|
|Family:||Caprifoliaceae or Adoxaceae|
Compound leaves are imparipinnate in form. With a total length of between 6 to 25 cm. Three to five leaflets are reverse lanceolate or narrow-elliptic in shape. 2 to 10 cm long and 0.4 to 3 cm wide. Glossy above, toothed and hairless. A small gland may be seen at the base of the leaflet. The compound leaf stem is between 2 and 10 cm long. The leaflet stems are 2 to 5 mm long.
A shrub up to 4 metres tall. Scented, creamy yellow flowers form from October to March. The yellow round shaped fruit are 5 mm in diameter.
- Les Robinson - Field Guide to the Native Plants of Sydney, ISBN 978-0-7318-1211-0 page 355
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