Fl. Australia 45: 469 (1987) APNI
Tufted perennial to c. 50 cm high, with a thickened rootstock. Roots thick, fleshy. Leaves erect, apically terete, usually glaucous, to 30 cm long, 2–10 mm wide. Inflorescences usually 2–several, per plant; scape 2–6 mm diam. at base; flowers yellow; perianth segments 9–17 mm long; stamens shorter than the perianth segments, anthers yellow, arching more or less horizontally after dehiscence; filaments all bearded with clavate hairs shortly below the anthers; capsule globose or obovoid, 4–6 mm long; seeds ridged or tuberculate, 2.2–3 mm long. Flowers spring–summer.
EGL, EGU, GipP, HNF, HSF, NIS, SnM, VAlp, VRiv, VVP. Also NSW, ACT, Tas. Occurs chiefly on rock, and known in Victoria from a few sites (Organ Pipes near Keilor, Seaspray, Pine Mountain, Warby Range, Mt Buller, Buchan district).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|
|Northern Inland Slopes||present||native|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|