Toothed Velleia
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Ellura
Toothed Velleia
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Toothed Velleia (Velleia arguta)Class: Plant (Plantae) - Other Small Plants
Order: Asterales
Family: Goodenia (Goodeniaceae)
Species: Toothed Velleia (Velleia arguta)
This Photo:     Bud & Leaf
Other names: Grassland Velleia or Spur Velleia

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
A very unusual looking yellow flower, with 5 petals, on the end of long stems.
3 of the petals lay out flat, with 2 curved upwards. The petals have frilled edges.

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Dec-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)