Goodenia lunata J.M.Black
Trans.& Proc.Roy.Soc.South Australia 51:384 (1927)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Tuesday 8 February 2000

Slender, erect or ascending perennial, herb, to 0.25 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Great Sandy Desert, Ord Victoria Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Hart, Mackay, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Halls Creek, Ngaanyatjarraku.

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

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 20-70 mm long, 3-8 mm wide, Indumentum hairy, with sparse, present hairs; margins entire or toothed. Bracteoles absent. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 10-20 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 1.8-2 mm long, hairy, with sparse, simple hairs. Corolla yellow, 11-12 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 3.5-5.3 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 9.5-10 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 0.5-1.3 mm wide on the narrower side, 0.7-2 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 4.8-5.6 mm long, glabrous; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in July. Occurs in the Ord-Victoria Plains (OVP) IBRA Region(s), of the Northern (N) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority One (P1).