Goodenia berardiana (Gaudich.) Carolin APNI*
Synonyms: Goodenia sp. E sensu Jacobs & Pickard (1981) APNI*
Goodenia glauca var. glandulosa APNI*
Description: Annual herb to 40 cm high, with spreading simple and glandular hairs.Basal leaves linear to obovate, 2–16 cm long, 2–12 mm wide, margins lyrato-pinnatifid to toothed.
Flowers in leafy racemes or subumbels; stalks 2–7 mm long, without bracteoles. Sepals narrow-elliptic, 1.5–2.5 mm, to 0.7 mm wide. Corolla 6–15 mm long, yellow, hairy outside, hairy inside; wings 1–2.5 mm wide. Indusium and style divided; each half-indusium oblong, c. 1.5 mm long.
Fruit ellipsoid, 8–12 mm long; seed circular, c. 4 mm diam., glossy black to dark brown, ± smooth; wing c. 0.5 mm wide, yellowish.
Flowering: chiefly May–October
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on sandy soils in the Broken Hill district.
NSW subdivisions: NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. W.A. S.A. N.T.
Text by R. C. Carolin
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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