Goodenia humilis R.Br. APNI*
Synonyms: Goodenia nana de Vriese APNI*
Description: Weak perennial herb to 20 cm high, softly hairy, with taproot and adventitous roots.
Leaves mostly basal, linear to oblanceolate, mostly 4–10 cm long, 4–8 mm wide, often glabrescent, margins toothed or entire, thick.
Flowers usually on slightly zigzag scapes mostly to one and a half times the length of the leaves; stalks to 3 cm long, bracteoles present. Sepals linear-lanceolate, 1.5–3 mm long. Corolla 8–12 mm long, yellow sometimes purplish on the auricles, without enations, auriculate; wing c. 1 mm wide. Indusium square to depressed-oblong, purplish flat or convex.
Fruit ovoid, 3–3.5 mm long; valves 2, entire, yellowish brown; seeds yellow-brown.
Flowering: chiefly November–March
Distribution and occurrence: Usually grows in damp sites in woodland and grassland, south from Bithry Inlet, Wapengo Lake.
NSW subdivisions: SC, ST
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas. S.A.
Text by R. C. Carolin
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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