Goodeniaceae family

 

Plant Group

Genera

Species

Goodeniaceae

Herbs and shrubs, petals unevenly spaced (two above, three below, or all on one side like a fan). Stigma covered by a hood (indusium).

Image of Brunonia australis Image: David Meagher

Dicotyledon

Dampiera

Bushy shrublets, flowers blue, buds conspicuously hairy.

Goodenia

Winged petals, two above, three below, spreading from a tube enclosing the style with hooded stigma rising above a cylinder of erect stamens.

Scaevola

Fan-flowers are bushes to mat-plants, flowers arise from leaf bases, usually blue and hemispherical, with petal bases that are white or yellow.