Lomandra leucocephala subsp. robusta A.T.Lee APNI*
Synonyms: Lomandra leucocephala var. robusta APNI*
Description: Plant generally robust, often 40–60 cm high.
Leaves tough c. 1.5–5 mm wide. Leaf sheath margins short, yellowish to orange-brown, the fragments few, woolly or fibrous.
Male inflorescence usually with more than 3 segments (southern and western parts of range); female inflorescence segmented or often entire, cylindrical; scape glabrous.
Flowering: Flowers mainly from July–Sep.
Distribution and occurrence: Occurs from Griffith to Broken Hill (N.S.W.); also Qld, N.T., W.A., Vic. and S.A.
Grows on upper slopes and crests of sand dunes, often under mallee.
NSW subdivisions: CWS, SWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. W.A. S.A. N.T.
Text by A. L. Quirico
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)
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