Disporum sessile (Thunb.) D.Don

Perennial herb from a rhizome. Stems to 60 cm, flowers in drooping umbels at shoot tips. Leaves oblong, cylindrical. Flowers 1-3, spreading, to 4 cm wide; spring to summer.Tepals white, tips greenish. Fruit blue-black.


Source: Conran, J. (2005). Colchicaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Disporum sessile 'Variegatum'

Leaves white striped.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Liliales
family       Colchicaceae
genus        Disporum D.Don