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Family: Goodeniaceae
Goodenia berardiana

Citation: Carolin, Brunonia 2:16 (1979).

Synonymy: Distylis berardiana Gaudich., Voy. aut. Monde (Bot.) 460:t. 80 (1829); Calogyne berardiana (Gaudich.)Benth., Fl. Aust. 4:81 (1868). , Calogyne distylis, Calogyne linearis, Goodenia glauca

Common name: None

Capsule ellipsoid or slightly compressed, 8-12 mm long, 4-6 mm wide, pubescent; valves entire; seeds biconvex, orbicular, c. 4 mm diam., black, shiny, with a distinct rim and a yellowish wing c. 0.5 mm wide.

Flowers in loose terminal racemes sometimes corymbose or umbellate; bracts leaf-like to linear, 1-6 cm long; peduncles 2-7 cm long, pubescent, obscurely articulate below the ovary; bracteoles absent; sepals narrow-elliptic to elliptic, 1.5-2.5 mm long, glandular-pubescent, adnate to the ovary for two-thirds of its length; corolla 6-15 mm long, yellow, glandular-pubescent outside, pubescent toward the base inside, with a distinct pocket at least half as long as the ovary; wings subequal; auricles 1-1.5 mm wide; anthers 1-1.5 mm long; style 2-5 mm long, 2-fid almost to the base, villous above; indusium split in halves, each oblong, to 1.5 mm long and 1.2 mm wide, slightly concave with an almost straight orifice beset with prominent white bristles; ovary glandular-pubescent; dissepiment about two-thirds as long as the ovary, with ovules in 2 rows.

Distribution:  In savannah, grassland and scrub.

S.Aust.: NW, LE, NU, GT, FR, EA, EP, NL.   W.Aust.; N.T.; Qld; N.S.W.

Conservation status: native

Flowering time: June — Oct.

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Biology: No text

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