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Goodenia inundata L.W.Sage & J.P.Pigott

Nuytsia 13:531-533, Figs 1C-D (2001)
Conservation Code
Priority Two
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Slender, ephemeral, prostrate to ascending annual, herb, 0.1-0.25 m high. Fl. yellow & purple/brown-red, May to Jun. Sand, loam over sandstone. Wet areas.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 16 June 1999

Scientific Description

Stems ribbed. Leaves flat, (10-)25-60 mm long, 3-8 mm wide, Indumentum absent (leaves glabrous); margins toothed. Bracteoles present, 5-7 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs. Pedicel pedicellate, Pedicel length the pedicels 5-10 mm long, Indumentum present, Hair type with simple hairs. Calyx lobes present, Calyx length 2-3.5 mm long, hairy, with sparse, simple hairs. Corolla purple or orange, 12-18 mm long, auriculate, not spurred, hairy on the outside, with sparse, glandular hairs, glabrous on the inside; central lobes 4-7.5 mm long, with wings; outer lobes 5-8 mm long, wing present on both sides and clearly unequal, 1.3-1.5 mm wide on the narrower side, 1.5-2 mm wide on the broader side. Anthers free. Ovary inferior, not gibbose; style 5-7 mm long, hairy; indusium single, hairy; ovules more than two. Flowers in May and June. Occurs in the Northern Kimberly (NK) IBRA Region(s), of the Northern (N) Botanical Province. Conservation Code: Conservation code Priority Two (P2).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 2 August 2023


IBRA Regions
Northern Kimberley.
IBRA Subregions
Berkeley, Mitchell.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Wyndham-East Kimberley.