Bertya Planch.

25 species endemic Aust.; Qld, NSW, Vic.

Monoecious shrubs. Leaves spirally arranged; stipules absent. Flowers solitary or few together, axillary, with 3–8 small bracts on the slender pedicels. Perianth segments 5, petaloid in male flowers, smaller and narrower in females. Male flowers with filaments connate. Female flowers with 3-locular ovary; ovule solitary in each loculus; styles 3, 2–4-fid. Fruit usually with 1 seed.