Common Name

White Twinleaf




Annual forb to 30cm tall, sprawling.  Leaves opposite each other, with two succulent lobes, each 0.5-2cm long, 1-4mm wide, flat, hairless, tips blunt.  Flowers yellow or white, with 4 petals, borne singly at the bases of the leaves.   Fruiting bodies 4-angled.  Rare Vic.

Differs from Zygophyllum ammophilum in that the flowers have 8 stamens (difficult to tell without a microscope).

PlantNET description with line drawing and photo of dried specimen:

Photo of leaves. Photo: Russell Best, Murray-Sunset National Park, Vic