F. Muell., Linnaea 25:372 (1853).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Violet twinleaf
Spreading annual; leaflets oblong- to obovate-cuneate, 1-2 cm long, emarginate or rarely entire, distinctly articulate at the base; petiole winged.
Sepals 5; petals 5, obovate, 3-4 mm long, usually slightly exceeding the sepals, yellow; stamens 10, filaments broad-winged in the lower half; wings truncate at the apex, with 0-3 irregular marginal teeth.
Capsule globular to slightly depressed-globular, 5-7 mm long, 5-angled, loculicidal, drooping; fruiting peduncle 3-5 mm long; seeds 1 or 2 in each cell, shining, blackish-brown.
||Zygophyllum iodocarpum fruit and leaf.
Image source: fig 393l in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Cunningham et al. (1982) Plants of western New South Wales, p. 442, fig. 53j.
Mainly on clay and loamy clay, also on stony red-brown sandy loams.
All mainland States.
Flowering time: June — Dec.
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