Dianella revoluta R.Br.

Black-anther Flax-lily

Prodr. 280 (1810) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

CVU, DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, MonT, MuM, NIS, OtP, RobP, SnM, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, WaP, Wim.

A widespread and variable species with 5 named varieties in Australia and a number of informally recognised entities yet to be fully circumscribed (see synonymy under D. revolata var. revoluta). Until a detailed revision has been completed, it is not possible here to present accounts or keys to the various members of the complex. Of the named varieties, only D. revoluta var. revoluta is currently recognised for Victoria. See profile under that name.

Created by: Neville Walsh, 2017-02-17
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-09-22
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Asparagales
family Asphodelaceae
genus Dianella
Higher taxa
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Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Dianella revoluta in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Dianella revoluta in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Robinvale Plains present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native