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

Description: Leaf sheaths more than two-thirds occluded distally, ± biconvex in cross section in that region. Leaves strongly glaucous; true stems <10 cm long; inflorescence narrow-cylindrical in outline, interrupted. Plant tufted, solitary to gregarious, to 0.8 m high; stems short, touching or up to 30 cm apart.

Cymules contracted, few-flowered. Perianth creamy-green to pale blue.


Flower
Photo J. R. Hosking

Other photo
Photo J. R. Hosking

Herbarium
Sheet

Distribution and occurrence: North from Putty into the upper Hunter Valley, west to Wollar and north to near Werris Creek.

Grows in sclerophyll forest, on shallow sandy loams.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, CT, NWS, CWS
AVH map***

Text by K. L. Wilson (1993); edited KL Wilson (March 2015)
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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