Leaves flat, sessile or petiolate. Flowers in axillary racemes or terminal panicles. Calyx shortly and often unevenly lobed; bracts minute (in Victoria). Disc of male flowers with raised rim. Female flowers with turbinate ovary, carpels 25–60; stigmas short. Fruit turbinate; carpels with scarious sides, dehiscent along inner margin but often falling entire; seed attached near apex of column.
3 species, confined to drier areas of the mainland.