Sowerbaea juncea Andrews

Perennial, evergreen HERB with fibrous roots. LEAVES numerous, basal, linear-terete, ligulate-sheathing. INFLORESCENCE to about 50 cm, bracts reduced in an umbel-like head. FLOWERS numerous, solitary per floral bract, spreading to nodding; spring. Tepals to 9 mm long, spreading, lavender, pink or white; anthers and staminodes yellow.

Grown in full sun to light shade on well-drained soils.

SE Qld to Tas.

Source: Conran, J. (2005). Laxmanniaceae. 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       Asparagaceae
genus        Sowerbaea Sm.