Perennial herb to 30 cm high, multi-stemmed, each stem generally unbranched and perennial. Leaves alternate; blades on stems obovate to subcircular, 15-20 mm long, 7-12 mm wide; blades in whorl-head similar to stem-leaves but broader; blades in floral head in pairs, subcircular to ovate. Floral head umbel with 8-10 rays. Cyathia 3 mm wide, with rounded fringed lobes; glands transversely oblong with small horns, yellow-brown to purple.
Source: (2002). Euphorbiaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.