Goodenia lineata J.H.Willis

Grampians Goodenia

Muelleria 1: 151 (1967) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Erect perennial to 50 cm high; stems glandular-pubescent to glabrescent. Leaves mostly basal, linear to narrow-oblanceolate, 3–8 cm long, 3–9 mm wide, acute, thick, almost glabrous, margins sparsely toothed, base attenuate into obscure petiole. Inflorescences terminal racemes to 30 cm long, few-flowered, much longer than leaves; pedicels articulate, 3–6 mm long; bracteoles linear, 2.5–4 mm long. Sepals linear-lanceolate, 4–7 mm long; corolla 15–25 mm long, almost glabrous outside and inside, orange-yellow with purplish stripes in lower half, abaxial lobes 8–10 mm long, wings c. 2 mm wide; indusium broad-elliptic; ovules 15–20. Fruit ovoid, c. 3 mm long; seeds elliptic, c. 0.5 mm long, pitted, pale brown, wing vestigial. Flowers mainly Oct.–Feb.

DunT, Glep, GGr, VVP, Wim. Endemic to Victoria. Known only from the Grampians, Mt Clay and the lower Glenelg River area, usually in heathland on sandy soils.

Source: Jeanes, J.A. (1999). Goodeniaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-01-10
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Asterales
family Goodeniaceae
genus Goodenia
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Goodenia lineata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Goodenia lineata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native

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