Haemodorum austroqueenslandicum Domin APNI*
Description: Herb 0.6–2.1 m high.
Basal leaves 3–9; lamina flat, 35–70 cm long, 1.5–7 mm wide.
Inflorescence narrow, flowers solitary, scattered; bracteoles opaque, black, veins obscure on lower surface, margins not or scarcely differentiated; upper bracteole acute or narrow-obtuse, less than a quarter as long as flower. Flowers 9–12 mm long, black or brown-black. Outer tepals almost as long as inner tepals. Stamens equal; anthers borne at or slightly below middle of tepals, c. 3 mm long. Style as long as anthers.
Capsule 4–6 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest and coastal heath, often in sandy soil; north from Hat Head.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)
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