Goodenia bicolor Benth.
Fl.Austral. 4:80 (1868)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 8 March 1996

Ephemeral or annual, herb, 0.1-0.4 m high. Fl. yellow/yellow & purple, May to Sep. Sandy loam, sand, clay. Seasonally damp areas.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Fitzroy Trough, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, Pindanland, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

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

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

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 20-90 mm long, 5-28 mm wide, hairy, with sparse, present, glandular hairs; margins entire. Bracteoles present, 0.5-2 mm long, hairy, with glandular hairs. Flowers Presence pedicellate, the pedicels 8-15 mm long, hairy, with glandular hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 1-1.3 mm long, hairy, with sparse, simple, glandular hairs. Corolla yellow, 7-10 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple, glandular hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 2.4-2.6 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 4-5.5 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 0.5-0.6 mm wide on the narrower side, 0.7-1 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 3-8 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in May, June, July, August and September. Occurs in the Dampier land (DL), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Northern Kimberly (NK) and Central Kimberly (CK) IBRA Region(s), of the Northern (N) Botanical Province.