Succulent dwarf shrub. Leaf lobes prominent, fleshy, divaricate. Flowers in triads in the axils of the opposite bracts, dimorphic, the lateral staminate, the central bisexual; perianth 2-lobed, unmodified in fruit; stamen 1. Pericarp hard, fused to and sunk into the woody spicate axis; embryo annular; perisperm present, central. One sp.,
Pachycornia triandra (F. Muell.) J. Black , Australia.