Goodenia xanthotricha de Vriese Yellow-haired Goodenia
Natuurk.Verh.Holl.Maatsch.Wetensch.Haarlem 155 (1854)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 19 March 1996

Viscid shrub, to 0.5 m high. Fl. blue, Nov to Dec or Jan to Feb. Sandy soils. Gravelly hills.


Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Coorow, Dandaragan, Gingin.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 26 May 2020

Stems unribbed. Leaves flat, 10-60 mm long, 2-10 mm wide, Indumentum hairy, with dense, glandular, absent hairs; margins entire or toothed. Bracteoles absent. Pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 2.5-3 mm long, hairy, with glandular hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 5-6 mm long, hairy, with dense, glandular hairs. Corolla blue or purple, 13-19 mm long, without auricles, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, simple, glandular hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 4-5.5 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 6-12 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 1-1.5 mm wide on the narrower side, 1.2-2 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 9.5-10 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in January, February, November and December. Occurs in the Geraldton Sandplains (GS) and Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) IBRA Region(s), of the South West (SW) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority Two (P2).