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

Description: Prostrate to ascending, short-lived herb to 18 cm high, glandular-viscid and with few strigose hairs.Basal leaves linear to lanceolate, 2–9 cm long, 2–15 mm wide, margins toothed to entire.

Flowers in secund racemes with small bracts; stalks 8–15 mm long, crescent-shaped to divergent, bracteoles absent. Sepals elliptic, c. 1.5 mm long. Corolla 3–12 mm long, yellow, glandular pubescent outside, with few simple hairs inside; wings triangular, 0.5–1 mm wide. Indusium semi-elliptic, 0.5–1 mm long.

Fruit globose, 4–5 mm diam.; seeds circular, c. 2 mm diam., black, glossy; wing c. 0.3 mm wide, white, mucilaginous, overlapping the body of the seed.


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Flowering: mainly September–November

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in drier scrub on sandy and loamy soils; north from Griffith area.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. S.A.
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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