Cordyline murchisoniae

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Dwarf Palm Lily
Cordyline murchisoniae plant.jpg
Cordyline murchisoniae at Mount Archer National Park, Australia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Lomandroideae
Genus: Cordyline
Species: C. murchisoniae
Binomial name
Cordyline murchisoniae
(F.Muell.)
Synonyms
  • Cordyline haageana

Cordyline murchisoniae, known as the Dwarf Palm Lily is an evergreen Australian plant. A shrub to 6 metres tall.[1] The range of distribution is coastal Queensland rainforests.

Leaves wavy edged, lanceolate in shape. 15 cm (6 in) long on thin stems. Flowering occurs in spring; being white, reddish or lilac in colour. Fruit is a red berry. Suited to gardens with moist soils in semi shade to full shade. It is not frost tolerant. A bird attracting plant.

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