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1. D. plantaginella , F. Muell . Fragm. i. 61.

An erect branching annual of 1 to 3 in ., slightly glandular-hairy. Stem leaves in the lower part of the plant petiolate, ovate or obovate, obtuse, entire, 2 to 4 lines long. Flowers resembling those of D. littoralis , hut the clusters crowded in dense terminal cylindrical leafless spikes of 1 to 2 in ., and consequently occupying the greater portion of the plant. Perianth of 3 obovate-clavate concave segments, about ¼ line long, and falling off with the fruit. Style 1, very deciduous.

N. Australia . Sturl's Creek , F. Mueller .


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