Annual herbs, hairy. Leaves in basal rosette and cauline, entire to pinnately lobed. Inflorescence a raceme. Sepals spreading (occasionally almost erect), inner and outer pair different; petals clawed, white, pink or lavender; stamens 6. Fruit fusiform, more than 3 times as long as wide, dehiscent; style conspicuous, stigma depressed-capitate; valves with one midvein; seeds in 2 rows per locule.
3 species, all endemic to Australia.
Characterized by the branched hairs on stems and the fusiform fruits.