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Goodenia calcarata (F.Muell.) F.Muell.
Family Goodeniaceae
Goodenia calcarata (F.Muell.) F.Muell. APNI*

Description: Erect glaucous annual herb to 60 cm high, glabrous or with coarse glandular hairs.Leaves, cauline, obovate to oblong in outline, 2–5 cm long, 10–35 mm wide, margins toothed to lyrate; petiole to 20 mm long.

Flowers in racemes; lower bracts leaf-like, upper ones linear, and smaller; stalks to 35 mm long, with or without bracteoles. Sepals narrow-elliptic, c. 5 mm long. Corolla 10–15 mm long, white with brownish markings, cream or pink to mauve, glabrous or with a few glandular hairs outside, with few short often purplish hairs inside, with enations, scarcely auriculate, with a spur to twice as long as ovary; wings 1.5–2 mm wide. Indusium transverse-elliptic, with purplish hairs towards base.

Fruit ovoid, 12–15 mm long; valves 2; seeds elliptic, 3.5 mm long, yellowish, tuberculate.


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Flowering: June–December

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in stony situations in drier areas, west from Tibooburra district.
NSW subdivisions: NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. S.A.
AVH map***

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


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