Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants banner
  • Species information
  • About
  • Resources
  • Home
banner
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Family Profile

Goodeniaceae

Family Description

A family of 11 genera and 400 species mainly in Australia but extending into SE Asia and Malesia, a few littoral species occur in southern Africa, Madagascar, South America and the islands of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans; 11 genera occur natura

Genera

Scaevola - A genus of almost 100 species mainly in Australia but also in Africa, Madagascar, SE Asia, Malesia and the islands of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans; 71 species occur naturally in Australia. Carolin et al. (1992).

References

Carolin, R.C., Rajput, M.T.M. & Morrison, D. (1992). Goodeniaceae. In 'Flora of Australia.' Vol. 35, (Australian Government Publishing Service: Canberra.), pp. 4-334.