Fl. Australia 45: 478 (1987)
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Plants clumped or forming rather sparse colonies, to c. 120 cm high. Leaves at and near ends of naked or scaly stems 10 cm or more long, lateral tufts of leaves (extravaginal branching units) commonly produced on longer stems. Flowers mostly Sep.– Jan.
Also Qld, NSW. Known in Victoria mostly from far eastern lowland forests (Mallacoota area and eastward), but also reported from Mitchell River gorge area near Bairnsdale.
Young plants of this variety may not be distinguishable from Dianella caerulea var. caerulea.