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Goodenia lanata
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Goodenia lanata,
Great Otway National Park, Victoria
Scientific classification
Genus:
Goodenia
Species:
lanata
Synonyms

Goodenia geniculata var. lanata (R.Br.) Maiden & Betche nom. illeg.

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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