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Lomandra filiformis subsp. coriacea A.T.Lee
Family Asparagaceae
Lomandra filiformis subsp. coriacea A.T.Lee APNI*

Description: Leaves flat or nearly so, leathery or firm, the apex usually entire (points readily eroded); male inflorescence with distinctly scabrid axes. Leaves flat or nearly so, leathery or firm, usually 15–35 cm long, 2.5–4 mm wide, smooth or scabrid; apex usually entire. Male inflorescence often up to a half as long as leaves, with a few branches; branches often whorled; axes scabrid; scape shorter than rachis, often yellowish. Female inflorescence smaller, and axes often less scabrid. Bracts all small.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in the southern part of the species range, intergrading with subsp. filiformis at their junction and appearing erratically in northern N.S.W.; gradually replaced by subsp. flavior to the west; more common in soils from shale or igneous rocks than in sands; west to Deniliquin area.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS, SWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic.
AVH map***

Bracts and flowers similar to those of L. cylindrica, but female flowers pedicellate.

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

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