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Genus Neopaxia Family Portulacaceae

Description: Prostrate perennial, stoloniferous herbs.

Leaves alternate, ± succulent, sessile and stem-clasping.

Inflorescences few-flowered cymes; bracts alternate, scarious. Sepals persistent. Petals 5, united at the base to form a short tube. Stamens 5. Ovary superior, subglobose, ovules 3.

Capsule 3-valved, light brown; seeds 3 or fewer.


Distribution and occurrence: World: 1 species, Australia & New Zealand. Australia: 1 species

Text by J. G. West
Taxon concept:

One species in NSW: Neopaxia australasica

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