Boerhavia L.


13 species in Aust. (8 native, 5 endemic); all states and territories except Tas.

*Boerhavia coccinea Mill.

1 Flowers subsessile, 3–10 in small umbels; peduncles stout. Stems with long non glandular hairs and a few short glandular hairs. Leaves elliptic to ovate c. 5 mm long the margins undulate. Perianth pink. Stamens 3. Anthocarp 3–4 mm long 5-ribbed. Possibly introduced from western plains