Dianella revoluta

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Dianella revoluta
Dianella revoluta.jpg
flowers, near the Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asphodelaceae
Subfamily: Hemerocallidoideae
Genus: Dianella
Species: D. revoluta
Binomial name
Dianella revoluta
R. Brown

Dianella revoluta, commonly known as the Black-anther Flax-lily, Blueberry Flax-lily or Spreading Flax-Lily,[1] is a perennial herb of the family Asphodelaceae, subfamily Hemerocallidoideae,[2] found across the eastern states of Australia and Tasmania.

It was first described in 1810 by Robert Brown.


  1. ^ "Dianella revoluta". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. 
  2. ^ Stevens, P.F. (2001 onwards), "Hemerocallidoideae", Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, retrieved 2016-06-10