Black-anther Flax-lily
Whole
Ellura
Black-anther Flax-lily
Over Flower
 
    
Black-anther Flax-lily (Dianella revoluta)Class: Plant (Plantae) - Other Small Plants
Order: Asparagales
Family: Grass Tree (Xanthorrhoeaceae)
Species: Black-anther Flax-lily (Dianella revoluta)
This Photo:     Under Flower
Other names: Blueberry Lily, Blue Flax-lily or Spreading Flax-lily

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
While it looks like the flowers have 6 petals, they are 3 petals and 3 sepals.

Copyright © 2010- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 09-Dec-2010
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)