Tufted perennial, grass-like or herb, 0.2-0.75 m high. Fl. green, Jul to Dec. Sand, loam, laterite, limestone.
Single stem, single leaf at ground level. 10 to 12 cm high Found in all states except WA and NT
Perennial herb 15–40 cm high, hoary, suckering and forming stands to several meters diam.; branches densely hairy; hairs simple, retrorse, ± appressed, usually wearing off along the ridges.
Medium to tall tree with a thick trunk and major branches. Grey flaking bark on trunk and lower branches. Young trees and minor branches have smooth mottled bark.
Perennial climber: Roots tuberous: Leaves annual but infrequent: Delicate flowers have three distinctly fringed petals held upon short branches. Flowers and stems dieback to regrow in Winter.