Aphanes L.

3 species in Aust. (1 endemic, 2 naturalized); NSW, Vic., Tas., S.A.

Aphanes australiana (Rothm.) Rothm.

Annual herb up to 10 cm high. Leaves deeply dissected, up to 10 mm long, petiolate; stipules mostly lobed, often stem-clasping. Flowers in leaf-opposed clusters. Sepals persistent. Petals absent. Fruiting hypanthium urn-shaped, brown. Blue Mts Forests, on rocks