Gonocarpus pithyoides

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