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Dampiera linearis.jpg
Dampiera linearis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Goodeniaceae
Genus: Dampiera

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priority one taxa Dampiera triloba

Dampiera is a genus of plants in the Goodeniaceae family which are endemic to Australia occurring in all states. They are herbaceous plants or small shrubs which have blue or purple flowers with yellow centres. The genus is named for William Dampier, an English sea captain and scientific observer.

Species include:[1]


  1. ^ "Dampiera". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 4 December 2011.