Verticordia sect. Tropica is a section of Verticordia that describes three species; outliers in the distribution range of the genus. This range includes occurrences in the Kimberley and Kakadu National Park.
Most species of the genus occur in Southwest Australia, these are found in the north and northwest of the country. One species, Verticordia decussata, is endemic to the Northern Territory. The description for this section was included in Alex George's 1991 arrangement of the genus.