Meaning of name: Gonocarpus is from the Greek words gonos, meaning angled, and carpos, meaning fruit. Pithyoides is probably from the Greek words pityron, meaning husk or scale, and oides, meaning like.
Distribution: Occurs from Dongara to Perth.
Remarks: An erect herb to 40 centimetres tall. The yellow flowers are produced in October and November.
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.
Atlas of Living Australia https://bie.ala.org.au/species/https://id.biodiversity.org.au/node/apni/2908654