Cicendia Adans.

2 species naturalized in Aust.; NSW, Vic., Tas., S.A.

Erect, annual herbs up to c. 15 cm high, with a basal rosette of leaves and a few cauline ones. Flowers in terminal cymes or solitary. Calyx tube with 4 very short teeth. Corolla yellow, 4-lobed. Stamens not twisted. Ovary 1-locular with parietal placentas. Stigma peltate on the filiform style. Fruit a 2-valved capsule.