Meaning of name: Corynotheca is from the Greek words coryne, meaning club, and thece, meaning box, referring to the shape of the fruit. Micrantha is from the Greek words micros, meaning small, and anthera, meaning anther.
Distribution: Widespread throughout Western Australia.
Description: A tangled plant to 40 centimetres high. The small white to purplish flowers are produced from November to January.
References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.