Austrobaileya 8: 524 (2012) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e)
Prostrate annual herb, glabrous; stems to c. 10 cm long. Leaves opposite, oblong, oblong-ovate or elliptic, 2–7 mm long, 1.5–4 mm wide, apex rounded, base asymmetric, margins minutely toothed; petioles to c. 0.5 mm long; stipules not or only shortly united between petioles, triangular, to 1 mm long, margins deeply laciniate, the stipules often appearing digitate. Cyathia solitary in uppermost axils or terminal on short branchlets; peduncles to c. 0.5 mm long; involucre campanulate, c. 0.5 mm long; glands cupuliform, 0.1–0.3 mm long, appendages vestigial, pink; female flowers with styles entire or shortly bilobed. Capsule subglobose, 1.5–2 mm diam., obtusely keeled, smooth or rarely minutely papillose, glabrous; seeds quadrangular-oblong, 1–1.5 mm long, smooth, faintly ridged, grey, white or pale brown, caruncle absent. Flowers throughout the year.
MuM, MSB, RobP. Also WA, SA. Known from a few collections in the far north-west (Annuello, Hattah, Benetook areas), on disturbed ground and receding lake margins.
Halford, D.A. & Harris, W.K. (2012). A taxonomic revision of Euphorbia section Anisophyllum Roeper (Euphorbiaceae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 8(4): 481-484, , Austrobaileya 8(4): 441-600.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Murray Scroll Belt||present||native|
|New South Wales|