Chinn., J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 6:164 (1983).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Glabrous annual to c. 20 cm high, sparsely papillose; branchlets terete, striate; leaves ovate, spathulate or oblong, yellow-green, 7-32 X 2-10 mm.
Flowers solitary; peduncles 2-12 mm long; perianth-segments white inside, equal in length, 4.5-13 mm long, free for at least half their length; stamens numerous, evenly distributed around the ovary; filaments dilated at the base, terete above, papillose.
Capsules with 2-fid valves, deeply depressed at the apex, 4-5.5 mm across; seeds oblong, laterally compressed, distinctly ridged on the keel, light-brown.
Image source: fig. 113b in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
S.Aust.: GT, EP.
Flowering time: Aug. — Oct.
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