Micromyrtus Benth.

22 species endemic Aust.; Qld, NSW, Vic., SA, WA

Glabrous shrubs up to 1.5 m high. Leaves opposite, 4-ranked. Flowers solitary in the axils of the upper leaves, sometimes crowded into heads. Floral tube short. Sepals 5, sometimes much reduced. Petals 5, white or pink. Stamens 5, opposite the petals. Ovary 1-locular with 2 or 4 ovules attached to a central strand. Fruit a nut.