Goodenia decursiva W.Fitzg.
J.Western Australia Nat.Hist.Soc. 2(2):25 (1905)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Friday 8 March 1996

Erect shrub, 0.35-1.5 m high. Fl. white, Sep to Dec or Jan. Sandy soils. Granite outcrops & hills.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Mallee.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Recherche.

IMCRA Regions: Eucla, WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Dundas, Esperance.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Thursday 25 February 2021

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, 10-45 mm long, 5-18 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins entire. Bracteoles present, 3.5-4 mm long, glabrous. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 2-9 mm long, glabrous. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 4-10 mm long, glabrous. Corolla white, 10-18 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, glabrous on the outside, hairy on the inside; central lobes 4-8 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 4-9 mm long, wings present on both sides, 0.5-1 mm wide. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 7-10 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in January, September, October, November and December. Occurs in the Mallee (MAL) and Esperance Plains (ESP) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province.