Dwarf Twinleaf
Dwarf Twinleaf
Dwarf Twinleaf (Roepera ovata)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Creosote Bushes (Zygophyllales)
Family: Caltrop (Zygophyllaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Dwarf Twinleaf (Roepera ovata)
This Photo:     Leaf
Synonym: Zygophyllum ovatum

Thank you Peter Crowcroft for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Riverland and elsewhere
A very small plant with green flower & leaves with red stems.

Copyright © 2012-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 03-Aug-2012
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)