Melichrus R.Br. >

Corolla tube much less than twice as long as the sepals, with 5 glandular scales below the middle. Filaments not flattened Melichrus
Leaves glabrous or scabrous margins toothed, apex pungent.
Corolla white, cream or yellowish-green; tube urceolate 4–5 mm long, nearly as long as the lobes. Calyx ovoid, green to white. Leaves concave, spreading to reflexed; greyish-green; 5–25 mm long. Fruit white or purple. Erect shrub up to 1.5 m high, with a thick rootstock. Higher Blue Mts DSF. Fl. winter–spring Melichrus urceolatus