Doryanthes Correa

Spear Lilies

From the Greek dory – spear, anthos – flower.

Characters as for the family.

Source: Forster, P. (2005). Doryanthaceae. 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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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Asparagales
family       Doryanthaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Doryanthes excelsa Correa
species         Doryanthes palmeri Benth.