Freesia laxa (Thunb.) Goldblatt & J.C.Manning

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

*GipP, *OtR.

2 subspecies; the nominate subspecies naturalised in Victoria. Freesia laxa subsp. azurea is distinguished from Freesia laxa subsp. laxa by its white tepals with blue or purple markings. Profile provided under subspecies.

Created by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-02-03
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-04-17
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Asparagales
family Iridaceae
genus Freesia
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Freesia laxa in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Freesia laxa in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Otway Ranges present naturalised

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales