Goodenia capillosa K.A.Sheph.,

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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Goodenia capillosa K.A.Sheph.

nom. nov.

Goodenia capillosa K.A.Sheph.  nom. nov.

Velleia hispida  W.Fitzg., W. Austral. Nat. Hist. Soc. 1: 25 (1904) - Lectotype (designated by Carolin, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 92(1): 42 (1967): Nannine, W.V.Fitzgerald, Sept. 1903 (NSW 75661, n.v.); isolectotype: Australia. Western Australia. Nannine, Sep. 1903, [W.V.Fitzgerald s.n.] (PERTH 01639986!)).


The epithet ‘hispida’ is unavailable in Goodenia  as it is preoccupied by G. hispida  R.Br.


Named from the Latin capillosus (hairy) in reference to the indumentum present on the leaves and sepals.