Gonocarpus Thunb.

Flowers solitary in the axil of each bract. Fruit 1-locular, membranous Gonocarpus
Bracts opposite, at least in the lower parts of the inflorescence
Leaves linear, almost terete, 6–15 mm long, fleshy, glabrous or with a few hairs. Stems slender, wiry, erect, up to 35 cm high with drooping tips. All bracts opposite. Widespread. Wet ground Gonocarpus salsoloides
Leaves lanceolate to orbicular, serrulate, scabrous, 5–20 mm long. Upper bracts alternate. Stems erect, up to 50 cm high. Widespread. Open forest and heath Gonocarpus teucrioides