Description: Shrubs with rush-like branches.
Leaves alternate; usually reduced to filiform petioles; stipules small.
Flowers in racemes terminal or in the upper axils; bracts scarious; bracteoles absent. Calyx teeth short, ± equal. Petals clawed; standard circular; wings oblong; keel slightly curved. Stamens free. Ovary glabrous, ± sessile, style filiform with a small terminal stigma; ovules 2.
Pod obovoid, obliquely beaked, sessile, indehiscent; seeds usually solitary with an small annular aril.
Distribution and occurrence: World: 1 species, endemic Australia. Australia: 1 species, endemic.
Text by B. Wiecek
|One species in NSW: Viminaria juncea|