Goodenia armitiana F.Muell.
Fragm. 10:110-111 (1877)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 8 March 1996

Erect, densely tufted perennial, herb, 0.15-0.5 m high. Fl. yellow, Mar to Nov. Sandy soils.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hart, Mackay, McLarty, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami P1, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Cambridge-Bonaparte, Canning.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.

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

Stems ribbed or unribbed. Leaves compressed or flat, 10-35 mm long, 0.5-2 mm wide, hairy, with sparse, present, absent hairs; margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Flowers Presence pedicellate, the pedicels 3-13 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 2.5-3.5 mm long, hairy, with sparse, simple, glandular hairs. Corolla yellow, 9.5-15 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, glabrous on the outside, simple, glandular hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 2.5-5 mm long, with wings, 0.5-1 mm wide; outer lobes 5-6 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 0.2-0.4 mm wide on the narrower side, 0.4-1.2 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 5-5.5 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November. Occurs in the Pilbara (PIL), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Little Sandy Desert(LSD), Dampier land (DL) and Ord-Victoria Plains (OVP) IBRA Region(s), of the Northern (N) and Eremaean (E) Botanical Province.