Moluccella L.

1 species naturalized Aust.; NSW, Vic., S.A., WA

*Moluccella laevis L.

Glabrous, erect or ascending annual up to 1 m high. Leaves on long petioles, broad-ovate to almost orbicular. Calyx c. 2 cm diam., enlarging to 4–5 cm after flowering, campanulate, oblique, membranous; the margin 5-angled. Sydney district; Cumberland Plain. Waste places, often on clay soils. Introd. from the Mediterranean. Fl. spring–summer. Molucca Balm