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Goodia medicaginea F.Muell.
Family Fabaceae
Subfamily Faboideae
Goodia medicaginea F.Muell. APNI*

Description: Shrub to 2 m high; stems glabrous or pubescent.

Leaves often densley crowded; leaflets obovate to obovate-cuneate, 10–30 mm long, glabrous or pubescent; petiole slender, 10–20 mm long.

Racemes to 5 cm long, flowers numerous but close together. Flowers 8–9 mm long; pedicels ≤ 4 mm long. Calyx c. 4 mm long, upper lip ± truncate, teeth of lower lip mostly triangular or broader, usually shorter than tube in mature flowers. Petals mostly yellow with some orange or green toning and red to purplish black markings. Ovary ± glabrous, ≤ 4-ovuled.

Pod obliquely ovate to oblong, mostly 12–20 mm long; aril with a short base encircling an elliptic hilum.


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Flowering: spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in inland districts, often in Currawang or mallee communities: south from Nymagee.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, CWS, SWS, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. W.A. S.A.
AVH map***

Text by T. A. James
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)


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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