Solenogyne Cass.

3 species endemic Aust.; Qld, NSW, Vic., Tas.

Perennial herbs with a short rootstock and fleshy roots. Leaves in a basal rosette, toothed. Heads solitary on leafless unbranched scapes, 4–7 mm diam. Involucre with numerous imbricate bracts in 3–4 rows. Ray florets female, in 3–4 rows; ligule very small. Disc florets bisexual. Pappus absent.