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Lomandra confertifolia subsp. similis A.T.Lee
Family Lomandraceae
Lomandra confertifolia subsp. similis A.T.Lee APNI*

Description: Stem elongated, slender (old part of stem up to 4 mm diam.); leaves up to 20 cm long. Leaves flat, rather flaccid, often curved, 8–25 cm long, 0.5–1.5 mm wide; sheath margins slightly to much lacerated, red-brown. Stems extensive, ± erect, slender. Male inflorescence a quarter to a third as long as leaves, branched; branches few, alternate; scape shorter than rachis, sometimes concealed among leaf bases; flowers in whorled clusters. Female inflorescence smaller, almost concealed among leaf bases. Cluster bracts inconspicuous, fine-pointed, longer than flowers or, at upper nodes, shorter; cluster bracts, bract and inner bract brown to golden brown.


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Flowering: Flowers winter–spring.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll forest, usually at higher altitudes; from Batemans Bay to Bermagui.
NSW subdivisions: SC
AVH map***

Text by A. L. Quirico
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)


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