Sp. Pl. 1: 39 (1753) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Leaves usually 50–100 cm long, 1.0–2.5 cm wide. Inflorescence with scape usually shorter than leaves, unbranched, with 2–4 condensed 2–3-flowered clusters. Primary bracts c. 6 cm long. Flowers overall dull purple-grey to brownish yellow, with darker veins. Perianth tube c. 1 cm long; sepals c. 4.5 cm long, spreading to recurved, glabrous; petals c. 4 cm long, ascending to spreading, glabrous. Seeds bright red.
*CVU, *GipP. Also naturalised SA, Tas. Native to western Europe. Apparently sparingly established in the Mount Macedon area.
Flowers and crushed leaves have a foetid odour.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Central Victorian Uplands||present||introduced|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|