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Dianella revoluta R.Br. var. revoluta Family Asphodelaceae
Dianella revoluta var. revoluta R.Br. APNI*

Description: Tufted to mat-forming herb; clumps to 150 cm diam. at base.

Leaves often glaucous, rarely reddish at base; mrgins of leaves revolute (more marked when dried), smooth; veins on blade regular, closely packed and strongly papillose, occasionally masking veins.

Berry blue.


Distribution and occurrence: Widespread. All divisions except NFWP

Grows in sclerophyll forest, woodland and mallee communities, on various soils.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas. W.A. S.A.
AVH map***

This name is currently being used in a very broad sense, and several species are likely to be segregated from it by GW Carr.

Text by K. L. Wilson (1993); edited KL Wilson (March 2009; June 2022)
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993); based on R. Henderson (1987) Flora of Australia vol. 45


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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