Scaevola calendulacea facts for kids
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|Occurrence data from Australasian Virtual Herbarium|
Goodenia calendulacea Andrews
It was first described in 1798 by Henry Cranke Andrews as Goodenia calendulacea, but in 1917 was assigned to the genus, Scaevola, by George Claridge Druce.
S. calendulace is a prostrate shrub growing to 40 cm high which flowers for most of the year. The stems are covered with hairs lying forwards and flat to the stem (appressed) The leaves are entire and the leaf-blade is up to 80 mm by 27 mm wide. It flowers in terminal spikes. The blue corolla is pubescent outside and bearded inside. The ovary has two locules and the white or purplish fruit is globular and smooth.
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