Common name: Narrow Goodenia
Goodenia macbarronii Carolin APNI*
Synonyms: Goodenia sp. D sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Description: Annual herb to 30 cm high, glabrous except for flowers.Leaves, mostly basal, oblanceolate, 5–11 cm long, 2–5 mm wide, margins toothed, thick.
Leaves, mostly basal, oblanceolate, 5–11 cm long, 2–5 mm wide, margins toothed, thick.
Flowers in racemes on almost leafless scapes; stalks to 5 cm long, bracteoles present. Corolla 7–9 mm long, yellow, with obscure enations inside, auriculate, glandular and simple pubescent outside; wing c. 1 mm wide. Indusium square, purplish towards top, flat.
Fruit ovoid, 3–4 mm long; valves 2, entire; seeds yellow-brown.
Flowering: chiefly October–March
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in damp sandy soils, south from Guyra and Inverell districts.
NSW subdivisions: NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, NWP, SWP
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by R. C. Carolin
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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