Gossia lucida (Banks ex Gaertn.) N.Snow & Guymer
Snow, N. & Guymer, G.P. (2003) Systematic Botany Monographs 65: 70.
Inflorescence usually a 3-flowered cyme or umbel on a very short (1-1.5 mm long) peduncle. Flowers about 14-16 mm diam. Hypanthium about 2 mm long, apex usually reddish. Calyx lobes pubescent adaxially, about 1.8 mm long. Petals about 6-6.5 mm long, glabrous except for the margins, oil dots green-yellow, about 30-40 per petals, visible only from the lower side. Stamens about 70. Innermost filaments only about 3-5 mm long, other filaments longer. Anthers with a single orange coloured gland at the apex. Ovules 6 or 7 per locule. Style about 5 mm long, often bent or twisted near the apex.
Cotyledons very small, narrowly elliptic to linear, about 3-5 x 1 mm; oil dots very small, just visible with a lens, more numerous about the margin. Stipules very small. Stem below cotyledons (hypocotyl) thickened. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade +/- ovate, apex and base obtuse; oil dots visible with a lens, shortly petiolate, glabrous. Stipules small and inconspicuous. Seed germination time 13 to 38 days.