Muraltia DC.

1 species naturalized Aust.; NSW, Vic, S.A.

*Muraltia heisteria (L.) DC.

Erect or divaricate shrub 50–100 cm high, with rigid pubescent branches. Leaves clustered, linear-subulate, pungent pointed, 5–8 mm long. Flowers axillary, solitary or 2 together, c. as long as the leaves. Petals purplish. Coast near Sydney. Introd. from S. America. Fl. spring