Levenhookia R.Br.


8 species endemic Aust.; NSW, Vic., Tas., S.A., WA

Levenhookia dubia Sond.

Small, annual, glandular-hairy herb 2–6 cm high. Leaves obovate to elliptic, 3–4 mm long, spirally arranged. Flowers 2–3 mm diam., in short terminal corymbs. Sepals narrow-triangular, free. Petals white with a yellowish throat, one ± smaller than the others and forming a hood over the ± erect column. Ovary globular; floral tube glandular hairy. Wolgan and Capertee valleys. Damp ground in open communities. Fl. spring–summer