Goodenia fordiana Carolin APNI*
Synonyms: Goodenia sp. A sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Description: Prostrate herb with basal stock to 20 cm high, softly pubescent with simple and multicellular hairs.Basal leaves elliptic to broad-elliptic, 10–25 mm long, 8–14 mm wide, margins toothed to entire; petiole 10–30 mm long.
Flowers distant in leafy racemes on stems to 20 cm long; stalks to 35 mm long, bracteoles present. Sepals linear, 2.5 mm long. Corolla 8–10 mm long, yellow, softly pubescent outside, pubescent inside, with enations, auriculate; wings c. 2 mm wide. Indusium transverse-elliptic.
Fruit and seed not known.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll forest on the lower escarpment ranges, from Coffs Harbour area to Bulahdelah.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Threatened species: ROTAP: 2RC-
Text by R. C. Carolin
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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