Small Poranthera
Murray Mallee Region
Small Poranthera
Upright Patch
Small Poranthera (Poranthera microphylla)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Spurges & Allies (Malpighiales)
Family: 2 Ovule Spurge (Phyllanthaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Small Poranthera (Poranthera microphylla)
This Photo:     Many Small Specimens

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 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 © 2020-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Sep-2020
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)