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Velleia arguta R.Br.
Family Goodeniaceae
Velleia arguta R.Br. APNI*

Description: Perennial herb, almost glabrous.

Leaves oblanceolate to narrow-elliptic, 4–12 cm long, to 10 mm wide, margins ± toothed.

Scapes ascending, to 40 cm high; bracteoles free, lanceolate to ovate, to 20 mm long, sometimes with ciliate margins. Sepals 5, free; upper one oblong to narrow-ovate, 10–12 mm long. Corolla 12–20 mm long, with spur 3–6 mm long, deep yellow, brownish towards throat, pubescent outside, ± glabrous inside, lobes ± equal; wings almost to base of lobes, 1–1.5 mm wide. Indusium oblong, 5–6 mm long, c. twice as long as broad.

Capsule ovoid, 6–8 mm diam., mostly pubescent; seeds elliptic, c. 4 mm wide, smooth; wing 2 mm wide.


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Flowering: chiefly July–January

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in drier communities on sandy soils and rocky sites in the Broken Hill area.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NWS, CWS, NWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: W.A. S.A.
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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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