Goodenia heatheriana L.W.Sage

Reference
Nuytsia 13:368-369,Fig.1 (2000)
Conservation Code
Priority One
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Annual, herb, to 0.15 m high. Fl. yellow, Sep to Oct. Red crumbly clay, greenstone gravel and cobbles. Lower slopes, moderately exposed gently undulating plain, roadsides.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 14 December 2000

Scientific Description

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 25-35 mm long, 5-6 mm wide, Indumentum hairy, with sparse, glandular hairs; margins lobed. Bracteoles absent. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 15-45 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 1.5-2 mm long, hairy, with sparse, simple hairs. Corolla yellow, 10-11 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple hairs, hairy on the inside; central lobes 3-4 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 4.5-6 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 0.4-0.6 mm wide on the narrower side, 0.8-1 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 4-5 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in September and October. Occurs in the Coolgardie (COO) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority One (P1).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 25 February 2021

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Coolgardie.
IBRA Subregions
Southern Cross.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Yilgarn.