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Family Boryaceae

Description: Boryaceae are xeromorphic, some being resurrection plants, with aerial stems and stilt roots; the inflorescence is scapose and involucrate; the flowers are not very noticeable.


Flower
Photo D. Hardin

Distribution and occurrence: Endemic to Australia.

External links:
Angiosperm Phylogeny Website (Family: Boryaceae, Order: Asparagales)
Wikipedia

Formerly considered monotypic but now includes Alania as well as Borya (in WA, Vic and NT).

Text by KL Wilson (June 2013)
Taxon concept: Angiosperma Phylogeny Group III (2009)

Taxa not yet included in identification key
Alania


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