Toothed Velleia
Flower, Front
Ellura
Toothed Velleia
Flower, Profile
 
                      
Toothed Velleia (Velleia arguta)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Daisies (Asterales)
Family: Goodenia (Goodeniaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Toothed Velleia (Velleia arguta)
This Photo:     Flower, Back
Other names: Grassland Velleia or Spur Velleia

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
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 © 2013-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Dec-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)