Dianella caerulea var. vannata R.J.F.Hend. APNI*
Description: Leaf sheaths more than two-thirds occluded distally, ± biconvex in cross section in that region. Leaves not glaucous; true stems to 1.8 m long; inflorescence from conical to narrow-cylindrical in outline, continuous or interrupted Stems leafy for most of their length; no extravaginal shoots Aerial shoots ± touching, to 1.3 m high. Plant tufted, solitary, to 1.3 m high; stems elongating, ± adjacent, with scale leaves then leaves increasing in size upwards. Cymules expanded to contracted, many-flowered. Perianth very pale to mid-blue.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll forest from sea level to c. 1000 m alt.; north from the Blue Mtns.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, CT
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by K. L. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993); based on R. Henderson (1987) Flora of Australia vol. 45
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