Dianella longifolia var. grandis R.J.F.Hend.

Fl. Australia 45: 481 (1987) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Plants to 1.3 m tall, tufts solitary or forming loose patches to c. 40 cm wide. Leaves glaucous, rather thick-textured and firm, 12–25 mm wide at midpoint when flattened. Flowers Nov.–Dec.

CVU, DunT, EGU, Gold, HNF, HSF, NIS, SnM, VRiv, VVP, Wim. Also Qld, N.S.W. and S.A. Occurs in lowland plains grassland and grassy woodlands (e.g. Volcanic Plain and Riverina) as well as around rocky outcrops at higher altitudes than the var. longifolia (e.g. between Swifts Creek and Omeo, Benambra-Corryong district, Don River near Launching Place). Overall, rather rare in the State.

Source: Conran, J.G. (1994). Liliaceae. 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, 2017-02-03
Distribution map


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Dianella longifolia var. grandis in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Dianella longifolia var. grandis in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Snowy Mountains present native