J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 16: 112 (1878) APNI
Corm c. 0.5 cm diam. Basal leaves linear, not rigid, 10–30 cm long, 4–14 mm wide. Inflorescence of several clusters of flowers in lax corymbose panicle, each cluster with c. 3–4 pedicellate flowers emerging successively from paired leaf-like primary bracts; secondary bracts concealed by the primary bracts. Bracts subtending flowers lanceolate, 8–10 mm long, brown, entirely membranous, not lacerated. Flowers bright blue, 1.5–2 cm long, perianth tube c. 8 mm long. Capsule cylindric-trigonous, 1.2–2.0 cm long.
*GipP, *HSF, *OtP, *OtR, *Strz. Native to southern Africa. Occasionally cultivated and in some areas spreading freely via seed from that source (e.g. Apollo Bay, Dandenongs, La Trobe Valley).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|