Black-anther Flax-lily
Black-anther Flax-lily
Over Flower
Black-anther Flax-lily (Dianella revoluta)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Asparagus (Asparagales)
Family: Grass Tree (Xanthorrhoeaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Black-anther Flax-lily (Dianella revoluta)
This Photo:     Under Flower
Other names: Blueberry Lily, Blue Flax-lily or Spreading Flax-lily

Thank you Alan Dandie & Tony and Jenny Dominelli for confirming the id of this species for us

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

Copyright © 2010-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 09-Dec-2010
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)