Dianella tasmanica

Tasman Flax Lily at Paddys River, ACT

Dianella tasmanica at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014
Dianella tasmanica at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014
Dianella tasmanica at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014
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Identification history

Dianella tasmanica 4 Nov 2014 MichaelMulvaney
Dianella sp. aff. longifolia (Benambra) 2 Nov 2014 galah681
Unidentified 2 Nov 2014 galah681

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4 comments

galah681 wrote:
   3 Nov 2014
This plant is still not in flower a month after I first found the flower stalk. However, having looked at other photos of Dianella longifolia, I think this is probably what it is. It is about 60-80 cm tall and the leaves are very long, fleshy and quite wide.
BettyDonWood wrote:
   4 Nov 2014
I suspect this is Dianella tasmanica. I need to see whether the sheath at the base of the leaf is basically flat as in Dianella longifolia or whether the sheath is fully occluded so that the two halves of the sheath touch (Dianella tasmanica). None of these photos show this.
galah681 wrote:
   4 Nov 2014
The photo I have posted (same plant) - Unidentified on 4th Oct (Tidbinbilla) sighting 24449 shows the base of the leaves and may show what you need to see to determine which species this is. I will not be able to check it again for another month!
   5 Nov 2014
The leaves of D. longifolia var longifolia are bluish grey-green, not the bright green seen in this specimen

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 1 Nov 2014 11:05 AM Recorded on
  • galah681 Recorded by

Species information

  • Dianella tasmanica Scientific name
  • Tasman Flax Lily Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 1825.65m Recorded at altitude
  • 105 images trained Machine learning
  • In flower
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