Description: Small woody subshrubs or perennial herbs with a small woody cuadex and annual stems, dry, harshly scabrous plants.
Ray florets yellow, pistilate and fertile, the disc florets 5-lobed bisexual and fertile.
Achenes vary in length form 2–6 mm long, variously cylindrical to cuneate or winged, shortly hairy only apically, or glabrous.
Distribution and occurrence:
Text by Louisa Murray
Taxon concept: Orchard, A.E. (2013), The Wollastonia/Melanthera/Wedelia generic complex (Asteraceae: Ecliptinae), with particular reference to Australia and Malesia. Nuytsia 23: 393-396