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Goodenia elongata Labill.
Family Goodeniaceae
Goodenia elongata Labill. APNI*

Description: Erect or ascending herbs to 40 cm high, with spreading or ± appressed simple hairs or glabrous.

Leaves usually cauline, oblanceolate, mostly 5–9 cm long, 4–20 mm wide, margins toothed to entire.

Flowers solitary in axils of basal leaves; stalks 4–11 cm long, without bracteoles. Sepals lanceolate, 3.5–4 mm long. Corolla 12–20 mm long, yellow, pubescent outside, with few hairs towards base inside; wings 1.5–2 mm wide, slightly narrower above auricle. Indusium transverse-oblong, 1–1.5 mm long.

Fruit ovoid, 8–9 mm long; seeds elliptic, 3.5 mm long, brown, reticulate; wing c. 0.2 mm wide, brownish.


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Flowering: October–February

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll forest, often in damper sites, south from Holbrook area.
NSW subdivisions: SC, ?CT, ST, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas. S.A.
AVH map***

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


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