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Dianella caerulea Sims
Blue Flax-lily
A species which is widespread in Australia, with several varieties. No attempt has been made here to differentiate the varieties.
One of the plants collected by Banks and Solander in 1770.



Dianella caerulea
Dianella caerulea
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:Cowley Beach, Innisfail, North Queensland Location:Cowley Beach, Innisfail, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚41.6360S  146˚06.7714E GPS coordinates:17˚41.6360S  146˚06.7714E
  Date of photo:11 May 2008 Date of photo:11 May 2008
  Field No.:U798 Field No.:U798
  Dianella caerulea Dianella caerulea
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:Cowley Beach, Innisfail, North Queensland Location:Cowley Beach, Innisfail, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚41.6360S  146˚06.7714E GPS coordinates:17˚41.6360S  146˚06.7714E
  Date of photo:11 May 2008 Date of photo:11 May 2008
  Field No.:U798 Field No.:U798
     
     

References (accessed 5 July 2016):

Henderson, R.J.F. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1987), Dianella. Flora of Australia 45:216

Williams, K.A.W. (1980), Native Plants of Queensland, 1:90

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Dianella~caerulea


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Dianella caerulea