Goodenia arachnoidea Carolin
Telopea 3: 557-558 (1990)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 22 September 1999

Erect to ascending herb. Fl. yellow, Jan to Jul. Gravelly sand, laterite, alluvium. Sandstone outcrops & plateaus, rocky hills, near creeks.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Northern Kimberley.

IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Mitchell.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby-West Kimberley, Wyndham-East Kimberley.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 29 August 2017

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 10-60 mm long, 2-15 mm wide, hairy, with dense or sparse, present, glandular hairs; margins toothed. Bracteoles absent. Flowers Presence pedicellate, the pedicels 10-20 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 2-5 mm long, hairy, with dense, glandular hairs. Corolla yellow, 7.5-11 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, glandular hairs, hairy on the inside; central lobes 2-2.8 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 3-5 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 1.2 mm wide on the narrower side, 1-1.4 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 2.5-3 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in January, February, March, April, May, June and July. Occurs in the Northern Kimberly (NK) IBRA Region(s), of the Northern (N) Botanical Province.