Goodenia subg. Monochila sect. Coeruleae (Benth.) Carolin in A.S.George (ed.), Fl. Australia 35: 330. 1992 (as 'Caeruleae' ),

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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scientific name

Goodenia subg. Monochila sect. Coeruleae (Benth.) Carolin in A.S.George (ed.), Fl. Australia 35: 330. 1992 (as 'Caeruleae' )
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Goodenia subg. Monochila sect. Coeruleae (Benth.) Carolin in A.S.George (ed.), Fl. Australia 35: 330. 1992 (as 'Caeruleae') 

Goodenia subg. Goodenia ser. Coeruleae  Benth., Fl. Austral. 4: 53, 65. 1868 (as ' Caeruleae  ') ≡ Goodenia subg. Goodenia subsect. Coeruleae  (Benth.) Carolin, Fl. Australia 35: 330. 1992 (as ' Caeruleae  ') - Type (designated by Carolin in George (ed.), Fl. Australia 35: 330. 1992): G. coerulea  R.Br.

Description.

Herbs with basal stock. Leaves basal or cauline. Flowers in racemes arising from axils of basal leaves with bracteose or leafy bracts; bracteoles present. Sepals equal. Corolla bilabiate; blue usually with a yellow or whitish throat, usually with hairs in the throat, enations present or absent; scarcely auriculate; pouch present or absent. Ovary 2-locular with 20-40 ovules in two rows in each locule. Fruit a capsule, valves entire or bifid. Seeds> 1.5 mm wide, wing > 0.1 mm wide dry, hyaline or obsolete.

Number of taxa and distribution.

A section of 11 species from south-west Western Australia.

Included species.

G. coerulea  R.Br., G. eatoniana  F.Muell., G. glareicola  Carolin, G. hassallii  F.Muell., G. incana  R.Br., G. katabudjar  Cranfield & L.W.Sage, G. lancifolia  L.W.Sage & Cranfield, G. leptoclada  Benth., G. perryi  C.A.Gardner ex Carolin, G. pterigosperma  R.Br., G. trichophylla  de Vriese ex Benth.