Flowering plant. Photo: Russell Best, Murray Sunset National Park, Vic

Flowering stem and root. Australian Plant Image Index, photo: Murray Fagg, west of Braidwood, NSW

Common Name

Twining Fringe-lily




Perennial forb, twining on other plants, or sprawling along the ground, stems to 1m long. Leaves at the base of the plant, produced annually, withering early, 10-20cm long, narrow cylindrical. Flowering stems produced annually. Flowers with 6 'petals', mauve to violet or purple, solitary along the branches. Family Anthericaceae in NSW, family Liliaceae in SA.

Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 186

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