Perennial herb with a creeping rhizome. Leaves basal and cauline, alternate, entire to pinnatisect. Capitula pedunculate, terminal, solitary or in corymbose groups; involucre cylindric, bracts imbricate, 3–5-seriate, unequal; receptacle flat, glabrous or with a few minute hairs, pitted. Florets bisexual, ligulate, more or less equal, yellow, sometimes purplish towards base; anthers sagittate at base, orange, with a short dark triangular apical appendage; style bilobed, with linear densely papillose branches. Cypselas oblong, compressed, attenuate at apex, margins prominently winged, each face 3-ribbed with 1 or more ribs often becoming winged; pappus multiseriate, of more or less equal free barbellate bristles and cottony hairs.
Monotypic genus from coastal areas of Australia.