Lomandra confertifolia subsp. leptostachya A.T.Lee APNI*
Description: Stem short, largely concealed by the leaves, or elongated, relatively stout (old part of stem 4.5 mm diam. or more); leaves >20 cm long. Scape longer, usually several times longer than rachis. Stems usually ± elongated, erect to spreading, or occasionally rather decumbent. Leaves concavo-convex or channelled, straight, rather stiff, usually 30–70 cm long and 0.5–1.5 mm wide; sheath margins lacerated, pale brown or white. Male and female inflorescences similar, a third to three-quarters as long as leaves, unbranched or with short alternate or opposite branches; scape much longer than rachis; flower clusters few-flowered, whorled, or flower solitary. Cluster bracts rather
Flowering: Flowers winter–spring.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll forest; south from Bega.
NSW subdivisions: SC
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by A. L. Quirico
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)
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