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Goodenia rotundifolia R.Br.
Family Goodeniaceae
Goodenia rotundifolia R.Br. APNI*

Description: Prostrate to erect perennial herb to 50 cm high, hirsute or glabrous.

Leaves mostly cauline, circular to obovate, 8–20 mm long, 5–20 mm wide, margins toothed to crenate; petiole to 10 mm long.

Flowers in leafy racemes, stalks to 25 mm long, with bracteoles just below ovary. Sepals linear to lanceolate, 5–7.5 mm long. Corolla 12–16 mm long, yellow with brownish markings, with few hairs inside, with enations, auriculate; wings 0.8–1.5 mm wide. Indusium broad-elliptic.

Fruit subglobose, 5–7 mm long; valves 2, deeply bifid; seeds oblong, 2–2.5 mm, pale brown, spiny.


Habit
Photo J. & P. Edwards

Flower
Photo J. & P. Edwards

Herbarium
Sheet

Flowering: chiefly September–May.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll woodland and forest, north from Hunter Valley.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, NT, NWS, CWS
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Text by R. C. Carolin
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)


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