Acrophyllum Benth.

1 species endemic in Aust.; NSW

Acrophyllum australe (Cunn.) Hoogl.

Small, erect glabrous shrub. Leaves simple, opposite or in whorls of 3, ovate or narrow-ovate, 2–6 cm long, nearly sessile, rigid, strongly reticulate, regularly and acutely serrate. Flowers numerous in dense axillary cymes near the ends of branches. Sepals 4–6, 2 mm long. Petals pink, very narrow, exceeding the sepals. Stamens 3–4 mm long. Ovary 2-locular, superior; styles 2, persistent, divaricate on the valves of the capsule. Springwood, Linden, Woodford and Lawson. In crevices of damp rocks on Ss. Fl. summer