Thryptomene oligandra F.Muell.
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1858) Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae 1: 11. Type: In plagis sterilibus inter frutices ad flumen Gilbert.
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub about 1-5 m tall but sometimes flowers when smaller. Occasionally grows into of a poorly formed tree.
Leaves arranged in four vertical rows on each twig. Leaf blades about 3-5 x 1.5-3 mm. Lateral veins inconspicuous. 'Stipules' small and hair-like.
Flowers +/- sessile, scarcely exceeding the leaves. Flowers usually in very short 3-flowered cymes. Sepals petaloid, closely resembling the petals. Petals about 1.5-2 mm long. Stamens attached to the margin of a yellow saucer-shaped disk. Anthers red or purple except for a large brown gland at the apex. Ovules 2, attached to a lateral, almost basal placenta. Stigma minutely tuberculate.
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An ornamental species that will grow in a variety of situations and covers itself with small white flowers.