Diels in Diels & E. Pritzel, Bot. Jb. 35:197 (1904).
Synonymy: Aizoon zygophylloides F. Muell., Fragm. Phyt.Aust. 7:129 (1871); Maiden & Betche, Census N.S.W. Pl. 74 ( 1916), comb. illegit.; G. zygophylloides (F. Muell.)J. Black, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 42:172, comb. illegit.
Common name: Twin-leaved pigface.
Greenish slightly papillose erect or decumbent perennial shrub to c. 60 cm high; branchlets terete; leaves broadly ovate to spathulate, 11-58 x 2-24 mm.
Flowers solitary; peduncles 7-12 mm long; perianth-segments yellow inside, equal in length, free for at least two-thirds of their length; stamens evenly distributed around the ovary; filaments dilated at the base, terete above, papillose.
Capsules with 2-fid valves; seeds comma-shaped, laterally compressed, ridged, black.
Image source: fig. 113h in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
S.Aust.: LE, GT. N.T.
Flowering time: July — Oct.
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