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Dianella caerulea var. assera R.J.F.Hend.
Family Phormiaceae
Dianella caerulea var. assera R.J.F.Hend. APNI*

Description: Plant tufted, solitary, to 1.8 m high. Stems elongating, with scales for most of their length; extravaginal shoots produced distally.

Leaf sheaths more than two-thirds occluded distally, ± biconvex in cross section in that region. Leaves not glaucous.

Inflorescence conical to narrow-cylindrical in outline. Cymules expanded or contracted, few-flowered. Perianth pale to mid-blue, often with green streaks externally.

Berry 7–12 mm long.


Flower
Photo J. Plaza

Distribution and occurrence: Coastal districts north from Nowra, extending west to the Blue Mtns and Tenterfield district.

Mostly grows at higher altitudes, often associated with rainforest.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, NT, CT
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Text by K. L. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993); based on R. Henderson (1987) Flora of Australia vol. 45


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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