Tricoryne R.Br.

7 species in Aust. (1 native, 6 endemic); Qld, NSW, Vic., S.A., WA

Herbs. Leaves mostly basal. Flowers in terminal umbels with small scarious bracts of which 2 are often long and leafy. Perianth segments 6, subequal, free, persistent and spirally twisted after flowering. Stamens 6; filaments with a tuft of hairs just below the anthers. Ovary 3-locular; style simple. Fruit a schizocarp separating into three 1-seeded mericarps.