Tieghem, Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 41:501 (1894).
Derivation: Greek di, two; plateia, flat thing; alluding to the large flat bracts.
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Glabrous or the bracts and calyx tomentose; haustorial attachments without epicortical runners; leaves flat, curvinerved.
Inflorescence axillary, capitate, consisting of 2 sessile opposite triads at the apex of a common peduncle; central bracts of the triads enlarged and foliaceous, oblong to ovate, enclosing the flowers and connate at the margins over them during development; lateral bracts small, narrow, deciduous; corolla choripetalous, 5-merous, regular; anthers basifixed, immobile, introrse, 4-locular; style articulate at the base.
3 species, endemic to Australia.
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