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Goodenia glomerata Maiden & Betche
Family Goodeniaceae
Goodenia glomerata Maiden & Betche APNI*

Description: Erect herb to 50 cm high, woody at base, yellowish to grey-villous when young.

Leaves mostly towards base, elliptic to oblanceolate, mostly 6–20 cm long, 10–22 mm wide, margins toothed to lyrate, narrowing basally.

Flowers in compact spikes to 12 cm long on almost leafless scapes; stalks almost obsolete, bracteoles present. Sepals linear-lanceolate, 8–10 mm long. Corolla 20–30 mm long, yellow, with cottony and yellow stellate hairs outside, pubescent inside, with enations, ± auriculate; wings c. 2 mm wide. Indusium transverse-oblong.

Fruit cylindrical, 8–9 mm long; valves 2 split ± to base; seeds elliptic to circular, c. 1.5 mm long, brown, reticulate-pitted.


Flowering: chiefly October–January

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in swamps and seepages on sandstones and conglomerates; from Jervis Bay to Ulladulla and inland to the Budawang Ra.
NSW subdivisions: SC, CT, ST

Threatened species: ROTAP: 2RCa
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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