Flowers and leaves. Australian Plant Image Index, photo: Murray Fagg, Arid Lands Botanic Gardens, Port Augusta, SA

Fruits. Rights A&M. Kapitany,


Plant. Rights A&M. Kapitany,


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Perennial forb, erect to sprawling, to about 25cm tall. Leaves succulent, opposite each other, 3-10cm long, about 4-8mm wide, triangular in cross-section, warty. Flowers with many 'petals', pink to light purple, rarely white, in groups of 1-3 at the ends of the stems. Fruit succulent, green, possibly red when ripe. Rare Vic.

Description (page 295) and photo (page 296) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales

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