Mollugo L.

3 species in Aust.; Qld, NSW, Vic., NT, S.A., WA

Mollugo verticillata L.

Spreading annual herb. Leaves whorled up to 30 mm long, obovate to spathulate; upper leaves smaller and linear. Perianth 3 mm long, greenish, with membranous margins. Carpels 3. Styles 3. Fruit a dehiscent capsule. Seeds numerous, brown and ridged. Uncommon in the region.