Dianella caerulea var. caerulea

Paroo Lily

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Plants in clumps or extensively rhizomatous, to c. 80 cm high. Leaves basal or near-basal, extending uninterruptedly along stem for up to c. 15 cm. Flowers mostly Sep.–Jan.

EGL. EGL, EGU, GipP, HNF, HSF, Strz, VAlp, WPro. Also in Qld, NSW, Tas. Locally common in lowland and foothill forests and near-coastal woodlands eastward from about Orbost.

Created by: Neville Walsh, 2017-02-23
Updated by: Neville Walsh, 2017-04-07
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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 caerulea var. caerulea in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Dianella caerulea var. caerulea in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Lowlands present native