Form and Size: A small shrub to 75cms tall.
Distribution: Occurs in isolated populations between Mundubbera in
central Queensland to Magnetic Island.
Leaves: Toothed, alternate, oval-shaped, 80-120mm long by 20-70mm
Flowers: Yellow, borne in clusters of 6-8 opposite to
leaves. Four sepals and four petals.
Fruit: A capsule, broadly oval shaped, 10mm long by 6mm
diameter. Surface knobbed or wrinkled, without hairs or bristles.
Distinctive features: Grows on the margins of vine
thickets, on granite soils. Is easliy distiguished from similar Corchorus species which all have
five petals and sepals.
Conservation status is Rare.
Type: [Queensland, North Kennedy Dustrict:] Cleveland Bay, June
1819, A. Cunningham 200 (holo: K!).