Crowea Sm.

3 species endemic Aust.; NSW, Vic., WA

Low shrubs with angular branches. Leaves alternate, simple, entire, thick, not prominently bullate-glandular. Flowers solitary, mostly axillary. Calyx 5-lobed. Petals 5, imbricate, bright pink inside, often greenish outside, persistent and imbricated around the young fruit. Stamens 10, free; anther terminated by a narrow bearded appendage longer than the pollen sacs; filaments hairy. Carpels 5; ovules 2 per carpel. Fruit a schizocarp.