Polygonatum multiflorum (L.) All.

Fl. Pedem. 1: 131 (1785)

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Sparingly established

Herbs to 80 cm high. Stems terete. Leaves sessile, alternate, elliptic to lanceolate, 5–15 cm long, 2.0–7.5 cm wide, glabrous. Flowers not scented, 2–6 per leaf axis, pendent; perianth 9–20 mm long, fused for much of its length, tubular, somewhat contracted in the middle, lobes imbricate; stamens not exceeding perianth, filaments filiform, puberulent.  

*HSF. Native to Europe, plants escaping cultivation in the Dandenong Ranges.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2014-10-08
Updated by: Andre Messina, 2017-05-08
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Asparagales
family Asparagaceae
genus Polygonatum
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Polygonatum multiflorum in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Polygonatum multiflorum in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Highlands-Southern Fall present introduced