Benth., Fl. Aust. 6:47 (1873).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
A slender annual, 15-35 cm, apparently erect when young, but soon much-branched and diffuse, with pubescent or shortly hirsute stems and leaves (short hairs resembling papillae); leaves opposite, shortly but distinctly petiolate, broadly-ovate to suborbicular, lamina 1-4 mm long and wide, asymmetrical at the base, serrate, sometimes with reddish margins or mid rib, flat or slightly concave; stipules lanceolate or broad-ovate, fringed, c. 0.2 mm long, scarious.
Cyathia solitary, axillary or in forks or 1 or 2 terminally, on peduncles c. 0.5 mm long, involucre campanulate, to 1 mm long, green to green-yellow; glands elliptic, c. 0.5 mm across, yellow or red, with whitish to pink or red deeply lobed appendages, more or less conspicuous.
Capsule small, hirsute, with prominent angles; seed quadrangular, rugose.
||Euphorbia schultzii habit, twig, leaf and cyathium.
Image source: fig 402f in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Flowering time: Sept.
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