Lomandra filiformis subsp. filiformis

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Leaves very fine, channelled, folded, inrolled or rarely flat, usually flexible, 6–25(–41)cm long, 0.5–1.5 mm wide, green or glaucous; margins usually scaberulous; apex with 1–3 minute points. Male inflorescence 3–9(–19) cm long, usually one-half as long as to equalling the leaves; axes usually smooth, or slightly papillose distally or occasionally scabrid; non-flowering axis exposed for 0.5–4.5(–9.5) cm; flower-bearing axis 2–6.5(–9) cm long. Female inflorescence 3–7 cm long, axes smooth. Flowers Oct.–Nov.

Brid, CVU, DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HNF, HSF, LoM, MonT, MuF, NIS, OtP, SnM, Strz, VAlp, VRiv, VVP, WaP, WPro, Wim. Also Qld, NSW. Occurs in gravelly clay or sandy soils in damp coastal heathlands, edges of swamps and in Eucalyptus-dominated forests.

In Victoria, this subspecies often occurs as an occasional plant in populations of L. filiformis subsp. coriacea. It typically forms more diffuse 'clumps' than does subsp. coriacea.

Source: Conn, B.J. (1994). Xanthorrhoeaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Neville Walsh, 2017-11-20
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Lomandra filiformis subsp. filiformis in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Lomandra filiformis subsp. filiformis in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Fans 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
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Victorian Alps present native
Snowy Mountains present native

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Western Australia
Northern Territory
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory