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Herbarium specimen. Copyright DERM
Dianella longifolia var. longifolia
Dianella longifolia R.Br. var. longifolia
Rodway, L. (1903) The Tasmanian Flora 214: . Type: ?.
Blue flax lily; Lily, Blue flax; Blue berry lily
Up to 80 cm tall; tufts less than 5 cm wide at base.
Inflorescence a compound panicle with the scape exceeding the leaves, cymules elongate and 2-12 - flowered; pedicels 6-12 mm long and pendulous. Perianth segments reflexed, pale blue, rarely white, narrowly elliptic, 6-8 mm long, 5-veined. Anthers yellow, narrowly ovoid, ca. 3 mm long.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Occurs in the NT, CYP, NEQ, CQ and NSW. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 810 m. Grows in margins of rainforest, sclerophyll forest, Eucalypt forest, vineforest, Eucalypt woodland, heathland and dune scrub.
Herb (herbaceous or woody, under 1 m tall)