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Goodenia glauca F.Muell.
Family Goodeniaceae
Goodenia glauca F.Muell. APNI*

Description: Erect glaucous herb to 20 cm high, glabrous except for flowers or with scattered strigose hairs.Basal leaves lanceolate to elliptic, 3–8 cm long, 5–10 mm long, usually distinctly 3-veined, margins entire or toothed, never lobed.

Flowers in leafy racemes, with strigose simple hairs; stalks 20–50 mm long, bracteoles absent or rarely with 2 just below ovary. Sepals lanceolate, to 4 mm long. Corolla 12–17 mm long, pale yellow, glabrous or strigose-hairy outside, hairy and with enations inside, auriculate; wings 2.5–3 mm wide. Indusium hemispherical, 1.5–2 mm long.

Fruit sub-globose, c. 6 mm diam.; seeds broad-elliptic, c. 4 mm long; wing thick, c. 1 mm wide.


Flowering: spring–summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in drier areas usually on heavy soils associated with inland rivers, west from Forbes area.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, CWS, NWP, SWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Vic. S.A. Qld
AVH map***

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


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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