Helicteres semiglabra (F.Muell.) F.Muell. ex F.M.Bailey
Bailey, F.M. (1899) The Queensland Flora 1: 142.
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub about 1-2 m tall.
Inflorescence consists of fascicles of two or 3-flowered umbels or cymes. Pedicels short, about 1 mm long. Calyx stellate hairy on the outer surface, tube about 3 mm long, lobes about 1 mm long. Petals about 6 mm long, clawed with two appendages about the mid point. Basal part of the petal limb clothed in dense hairs. Ovary and stamens borne at the apex of a stalk about 4 mm long. Stamens ten, staminodes five, alternating with each pair of stamens. Anther locules one above the other. Pollen white.
Cotyledons orbicular, about 4-10 mm diam., apex retuse or emarginate, upper surface hairy. First pair of leaves +/- orbicular, base cordate, margin toothed, both the upper and lower surfaces hairy. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade variable, lanceolate, elliptic or obovate, base cordate, 5-7 veins radiating from the base. Upper surface clothed in long simple hairs, lower surface densely clothed in short, mostly stellate, hairs. Margin with about 15-20 teeth on each side, more numerous towards the apex. Stipules linear, about 4 mm long, densely clothed in stellate hairs. Taproot thickened, carrot-like (Daucus carota). Seed germination time 171 to 198 days.