Oreomyrrhis Endl.

7 species endemic Aust.; NSW, Vic., Tas., S.A.

Oreomyrrhis eriopoda (DC.) Hook.f.

Tufted, perennial herb. Leaves once to thrice pinnatisect, usually 2–5 cm long on long petioles. Umbels simple, often on stiff erect peduncles 15–30 cm long; pedicels short. Involucral bracts short, entire or toothed. Calyx inconspicuous. Petals minute, white tinged with red. Fruit narrow, tapering towards the summit, 4–6 mm long, slightly compressed; mericarps bluntly 5-ribbed, with 1 vitta under each furrow and 2 at the commissure. Higher Blue Mts Grasslands and open forests. Fl. summer