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

Description: Perennial or annual herb with stolons to 20 cm long, with strigose hairs, cottony when young.

Leaves tufted on stolons, oblanceolate to obovate, 1–10 cm long, 3–10 mm wide, margins entire or toothed; axillary hairs dense.

Flowers in axils of tufted leaves; stalks 10–60 mm long, sometimes flexuose or geniculate. Sepals lanceolate, 2–3 mm long. Corolla 6–11 mm long, yellow, coarsely pubescent outside and near base inside; wings to 2 mm wide, obsolete above auricle. Indusium oblong to square, 1.2–1.4 mm long.

Fruit ovoid, 6–7 mm long; seed circular, 1.5–2.5 mm diam., brown, glossy, reticulate; wing 0.2–0.5 mm wide.


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Flowering: May–November

Distribution and occurrence: Grows mostly in Eucalyptus camaldulensis and E. bicolor woodland on heavy soils; west from Narrabri.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. 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
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