Chinn., J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 6:160 (1983).
Synonymy: Aizoon zygophylloides sensu J. Black, Fl. S. Aust. 341 (1948), partly.
Common name: Twin-leaved pigface.
Annual to c. 20 cm high, papillose; branchlets terete; leaves spathulate to ovate, to c. 20 cm high, papillose; branchlets terete; leaves spathulate to ovate, yellow-green to grey-green, 10-30 X 3-11 mm.
Flowers solitary; peduncles 2-12 mm long; perianth-segments white or yellow inside, equal in length, 4.5-9.5 mm long, free for two-thirds of their length; stamens numerous, evenly distributed around the ovary; filaments terete, papillose.
Capsules with 2-fid valves, apex depressed, 4.5-5 mm across; seeds comma-shaped, laterally compressed, papillose, dark-brown.
Image source: fig. 113d 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. 292.
S.Aust.: NW, LE, GT, FR, EA. N.T.; Qld; N.S.W.
Flowering time: Aug. — Oct.
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