Woolly Mat-rush

Family: Asparagaceae
Genus: Lomandra
Species: leucocephala
Main Flower Colour: Cream

Description

Perennial tussock, small to robust; rhizomes ascending.

Leaves flat, rigid, coarsely veined, 20–60 cm long, 1–2.5 mm wide; apex acute to rounded; sheath margins white or orange-brown.

Inflorescence shorter than leaves, entire or in ± globose segments; pedicels embedded among hairs of modified bracts, male 1–3 mm long, female 1 mm long. Male and female flowers similar, sweetly scented. Tepals to 7 mm long, cream-coloured. Stamens inserted at top of tepal tube.

Identification

The main flower colour is cream.

References

http://ianfrasertalkingnaturally.blogspot.co.uk/2014_10_01_archive.html

Created: 27 Oct 2014 - Member - Stephen L (Clare SA)
Updated: 19 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

GVD - Great Victoria Desert

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