Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Perennial herb with short rhizome. Basal leaves several, thick, soft. Inflorescence a many-flowered terminal spike, sometimes branched. Perianth yellow; anthers coiled; ovary hairy, imperfectly 3-locular. Seeds numerous, less than 1 mm long.

1 species only.

Source: Conn, B.J. (1994). Philydraceae. 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: Val Stajsic, 2018-02-23
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Commelinales
family Philydraceae
Higher taxa
genus Philydrum
Subordinate taxa