Dianella longifolia var. longifolia

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Plants tending to form solitary, or few-tufted clumps, rarely extensive patches 1 m or more wide. Leaves green to slightly glaucous, usually rather thin-textured and tending toward flaccid, to 14(–18) mm wide at midpoint when flattened.

CVU, DunT, EGL, GipP, Glep, HNF, HSF, MonT, MuM, OtP, VRiv, VVP, Wim. As currently circumscribed, occurs also WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW, Tas. Occurs through a wide range of habitats, but typically low open forest and woodlands.

Created by: Neville Walsh, 2017-02-03
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Asparagales
family Asphodelaceae
genus Dianella
Higher taxa


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