Goodia Salisb.

Commemorating Peter Good, an English gardener and botanical collector with Robert Brown on HMS Investigator; he died in Sydney in 1803.

Shrubs to 4 m tall or so tall. Leaves stalked, of 3 pinnately arranged leaflets. Flowers in clusters, yellow marked with purple or brown. Calyx 2-lipped. Stamens forming a tube around the ovary. Fruit pod stalked, flattened.

Grown for the attractive foliage and flowers.

1-3 species endemic to Australia.

Seed (pre-treated) or cuttings.

Leaves of 3 pinnately arranged leaflets; stamens in a sheath open on the upper surface.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Fabaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Goodia lotifolia Salisb.