Blue Squill

Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Chamaescilla
Species: corymbosa var. corymbosa
Main Flower Colour: Blue


Chamaescilla corymbosa var. corymbosa is an ephemeral (ie short lived) herb. Linear, strap shaped leaves grow from a tuber. Flowers about 2cm across have 6 tepals, although the outer 3 are slightly narrower than the inner 3.

Flowering start in July and ends in December.


The main flower colour is blue. Currently placed in the Family Asparagaceae. The species name describes the arrangement of the flowers on the flower stems.


The tubers were eaten by aborigines.


Created: 16 Aug 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 30 Sep 2015 - Member - John and Val

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Bio Regions

GES - Geraldton Sandplains


east of Jurien Bay

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