Goodenia subg. Monochila sect. Monochila G.Don, Gen. hist. 3: 725. 1834.,

Shepherd, Kelly A., Lepschi, Brendan J., Johnson, Eden A., Gardner, Andrew G., Sessa, Emily B. & Jabaily, Rachel S., 2020, The concluding chapter: recircumscription of Goodenia (Goodeniaceae) to include four allied genera with an updated infrageneric classification, PhytoKeys 152, pp. 27-104: 27

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.152.49604

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scientific name

Goodenia subg. Monochila sect. Monochila G.Don, Gen. hist. 3: 725. 1834.
status

 

Goodenia subg. Monochila sect. Monochila G.Don, Gen. hist. 3: 725. 1834. 

Description.

Shrubs, subshrubs or herbs. Leaves basal, cauline or both. Flowers in thyrses or spikes; usually with bracteose bracts; bracteoles present. Sepals equal. Corolla fan-like, white with brown or purple spots at the base of each lobe or pink with a bright yellow throat, with stiff hairs in throat, enations absent, without auricles; pouch inconspicuous, to 1/2 ovary length. Ovary 2-locular with ovules solitary or to 40, usually in 2-rows in each locule. Fruit either a capsule with valves bifid or indehiscent and nutlike. Seeds to c.1 mm, wing < 0.5 mm and mucilaginous or obsolete.

Number of taxa and distribution.

A Western Australian section of 10 species.