tiny member of the Montiaceae
was given this name by Mark Alan Hershkovitz in 1999. It is found in western
Australia, growing in a well drained sandy or stony soil with some water and
lots of sun. The caudex can grow to two centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to four centimetres in height. The huge flowers are purple.
The genera name is
derived from a widespread Australian Indigenous name;parkilja.
The species name as Diels and Pritzel thought the flowers resembled
these of the Alpine flower Primula.