Small Poranthera
Large example, profile
Murray Mallee Region
Small Poranthera
Many Small Specimens
Small Poranthera (Poranthera microphylla)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida)
Order: Spurges & Allies (Malpighiales)
Family: 2 Ovule Spurge (Phyllanthaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Small Poranthera (Poranthera microphylla)
This Photo:     🔍Habit🔎

Thank you Reiner Richter & Alan Dandie for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Adelaide Hills, Coastal Areas and possibly elsewhere
These range is size quite about as mature flowering plants. We've seen them from around only 30mm across to ~100mm. From prostrate to upright.
This has all the haulmarks of a spurge; that fat little fruit forming in front of the flower. These have 5 white petals, flowering from Sept.

Copyright © 2020-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 28-Aug-2020
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)