Goodenia stephensonii F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Erect ± woody herb to 80 cm high, glandular-hairy, ± viscid.
Leaves cauline, linear to oblong, 3–6 cm long, to 3.5 mm wide, narrowing basally, margins toothed or entire, flat or slightly recurved.
Flowers in leafy racemes; stalks to 3 mm long, bracteoles present. Sepals linear to lanceolate, c. 2 mm long. Corolla 10–15 mm long, yellow, glandular-hairy outside, hairy inside, with enations, auriculate; anterior pouch conspicuous; wings c. 0.5 mm wide. Indusium depressed-obovate.
Fruit cylindrical, c. 6 mm long; valves 2, separated to midmark, usually entire; seeds broad-elliptic, c. 2 mm long, pale yellow, prickly.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll forest and woodland; from Gosford to the upper Hunter Valley.
NSW subdivisions: CC, CWS
Text by R. C. Carolin
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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