Goodia lotifolia Salisb.


Shrub 3-4 m tall. Leaves on a stalk 1-2 cm long, with 3 obovate leaflets each 1-3 cm long, hairy or not. Flowers to 8 cm long; mostly spring but also autumn and winter. Flowers 1-1.5 cm long. Lower lip of calyx at least as long as the flower tube. Corolla yellow with red to blackish markings. Ovary containing 4 ovules. Fruit pod 2-3 cm long, containing shiny black seeds.

WA, SA, E Australia.

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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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
genus        Goodia Salisb.