Damasonium Mill.

1 species endemic Aust.; all states and territories

Damasonium minus (R.Br.) Buchenau

Erect, aquatic herb with a perennial rootstock. Leaves lanceolate to cordate-ovate, 2–5 cm long, 3–5-veined. Flowers bisexual, c. 3 mm diam., in a loose erect panicle 20–50 cm high. Carpels 6–9, each tapering to a beak, radiating like a star. Widespread. Wet pastures and margins of pools. Fl. summer. Star Fruit