Goodenia pinnatifida Schltdl. APNI*
Description: Decumbent to ascending herb to 40 cm high, with crisped simple hairs or glabrous.Basal leaves oblong to oblanceolate, mostly 5–8 cm long, 3–20 mm wide, margins toothed to pinnatisect with oblong to linear lobes.
Flowers in leafy racemes or subumbels; stalks 20–120 mm long, without bracteoles. Sepals lanceolate, 2.5–5 mm long. Corolla 8–19 mm long, bright yellow, glabrous or with few crisped hairs outside, densely bearded inside; lobes often reflexed; wings to 2.5 mm wide, narrower above auricle. Indusium depressed-ovate, 1–1.5 mm long, bearded beneath.
Fruit globose, c. 8 mm long; seed ± circular, c. 5 mm long, glossy black, almost smooth; wing c. 0.5 mm wide, white.
Flowering: chiefly May–December
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in a variety of communities; widespread in inland districts, west from Armidale area.
NSW subdivisions: NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas. W.A. S.A.
Text by R. C. Carolin
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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