Goodenia lyrata Carolin
Telopea 3:538-539 (1990)

Conservation Code: Priority Three
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 8 February 2000

Prostrate herb, with lyrate leaves. Fl. yellow, Aug. Red sandy loam. Near claypan.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Great Victoria Desert, Murchison, Pilbara.

IBRA Subregions: Carnegie, Central, Dune Field, Eastern Murchison, Hamersley, Lateritic Plain, Shield.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, East Pilbara, Laverton, Ngaanyatjarraku, Wiluna.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 4 February 2020

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 5-10 mm long, 3-10 mm wide, Indumentum hairy, with sparse, present hairs; margins entire or toothed. Bracteoles present, 1.5-2.5 mm long, hairy, with simple, glandular hairs. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 3-6 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 1.5-2 mm long, hairy, with sparse, simple, absent or glandular hairs. Corolla yellow, 10-14 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple, glandular hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 3-5 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 6-7 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 0.5-0.7 mm wide on the narrower side, 1-1.6 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 6-7.5 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in August. Occurs in the Pilbara (PIL), Murchison (MUR) and Gibson Desert (GD) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority Three (P3).