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Goodenia lanata

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Goodeniaceae
Rank  Species
Order  Asterales
Genus  Goodenia
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Similar  Goodenia, Goodenia macmillanii, Platylobium obtusangulum, Gonocarpus tetragynus, Gompholobium huegelii

Goodenia lanata is a prostrate herb that is endemic to south-eastern Australia. It is known as trailing goodenia in Victoria and native primrose in Tasmania. Plants grow up to 10 cm high and have obovate leaves that are about 6 cm long and 2 cm wide. Five-petalled yellow flowers appear between November and February in the species native range. The species was first formally described in 1810 by botanist Robert Brown in Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae.

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Goodenia lanata Wikipedia


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