Goodenia havilandii Maiden & Betche

Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 38: 250 (1913) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: endangered (e)

Prostrate to ascending annual or short-lived perennial to 30 cm high; stems glandular-viscid with a few strigose hairs. Leaves glandular-pubescent; basal leaves petiolate, rosette, linear to lanceolate, 2–9 cm long, 2–15 mm wide, acute, entire or occasionally with few small remote teeth; cauline leaves smaller, few and distant, becoming linear or filiform upwards. Inflorescences secund racemes to 20 cm long; pedicels articulate, 8–15 mm long; bracteoles absent. Sepals elliptic, c. 1.5 mm long; corolla 3–12 mm long, glandular-pubescent outside and a few simple hairs towards base inside, yellow, abaxial lobes 1–3 mm long, wings 0.5–1 mm wide; indusium semi-elliptic; ovules 15–20. Fruit globose, 4–5 mm diam., valves entire; seeds orbicular, c. 2mm diam., black, glossy, wing c. 0.3 mm wide. Flowers most of the year.

MuM. WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW. In Victoria collected once from shrubland on a sandy dune at Raak Plain near Mildura.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2016-02-25
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-01-10
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Asterales
family Goodeniaceae
genus Goodenia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Goodenia havilandii in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Goodenia havilandii in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present native

State distribution

Distribution map
Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
New South Wales