Lomandra

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Lomandra
Lomadra hystrix inflorescence.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Lomandroideae
Genus: Lomandra
Labill.
Synonyms[1]
L. hystrix, Coastal Central Queensland.

Lomandra is a genus of perennial herbs in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Lomandroideae.[2] There are 51 species, all of which are native to Australia; two of them also extend into New Guinea and New Caledonia.

It has formerly been assigned to the family Dasypogonaceae, Xanthorrhoeaceae or Liliaceae.

Species[edit]

According to the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, there are 51 species recognized as of August 2011:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b WCSP (2011), World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 20 August 2011 , search for "Lomandra"
  2. ^ Chase, M.W.; Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), "A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 132–136, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00999.x 
  • Lomandra. FloraBase, the Western Australia Flora. Accessed 23 February 2007.
  • Genus Lomandra. Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Accessed 23 February 2007.
  • Lomandra multiflora. Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants (ASGAP). Accessed 23 February 2007.