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

Description: Leaf sheath one- to two-thirds occluded distally, Y-shaped in cross section in that region Stems conspicuously elongated, scaly for most of their length; extravaginal shoots developing distally with age; perianth greenish white to bright blue. Plant tufted, solitary, to 1.3 m high; stems elongating, with scales for most of their length, touching or up to 10 cm apart. Cymules ± expanded, 3–6-flowered. Perianth greenish white to blue.


Distribution and occurrence: Grows chiefly on rocky hillsides; north from Nowra and extending west to Blackheath and Mt Boss.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, 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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