Description: Terrestrial root-parasitic shrubs.
Leaves opposite, pinnately veined.
Inflorescence an axillary raceme with a basal involucre of a few pairs of decussate scales; bracts 3 under each flower, persistent in fruit. Corolla of 6–8 free lobes. Anthers dorsifixed, versatile, 2-locular at maturity. Style persistent for some time, eventually articulate at the base.
Distribution and occurrence: World: 1 species, endemic Australia. Australia: 1 species, endemic.
Text by A. L. Quirico