Plants of the Castlemaine District

Spur Velleia - native (Velleia paradoxa)


Occurrence: Common.

A native.

Velleias are related to the Goodenias. Velleias differ in that the ovary is above the petals. In Goodenias the ovary is below the petals.

Recognise by

Photos 1, 2, 3, 4: Spur Velleia, Taradale. The tip of the spur is just visible in photo 4.

img1apronapron img1apron Photo 5: Flower closeup. The spur is clearly visible. 6: The basal leaves. Photos 5 and 6: Max Schlachter.