Shrub to 3 m tall. Leaves lanceolate to obovate, 5-15 cm long, 2-6 cm wide, tapered at the base, more or less pointed at the tip. Flowers axillary, stalked; spring. Perianth segments 21-33, deep red to purple. Stamens 30 or more. Carpels 10-20.
SE North America
Source: (1997). Illiciaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.