Goodenia modesta J.M.Black
Trans.& Proc.Roy.Soc.South Australia 36:172 (1912)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 22 September 1999

Herb, to 0.5 m high. Fl. yellow, probably Jan to Dec. Red loam, sand.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Ranges, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Tanami.

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Murchison, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, Mann-Musgrave Block, Tanami P1, Trainor.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Leonora, Ngaanyatjarraku, Wiluna.

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

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 7-70 mm long, 2-10 mm wide, Indumentum hairy, with sparse, present hairs; margins entire. Bracteoles present, 2.2-3.5 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 7-10 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 3-6 mm long, hairy, with sparse, simple hairs. Corolla yellow, 8-17 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple hairs, hairy on the inside; central lobes 2.5-5 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 4-8 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 0.7-1 mm wide on the narrower side, 1.5-2 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 4-7 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December. Occurs in the Central Ranges (CR), Gibson Desert (GD), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Little Sandy Desert(LSD) and Tanami (TAN) IBRA Region(s), of the Eremaean (E) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority Three (P3).