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Xanthorrhoeaceae

Including Aloeaceae, Asphodelaceae, Hemerocallidaceae

Aloe L. [Not native]

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  1. Aloe barbadensis Mill., Gard. Dict. ed. 8 (1768) No. 2. Native to Africa. Cultivated.
  2. Aloe vera L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 320.  Native to Africa. Cultivated.  Photos

Dianella Lam.

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  1. Dianella ensifolia (L.) DC., Red. Lil. 1 (1802) t. 1; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 203; --Jessop, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 9 (1979) 207. --Dianella revoluta Schauer;  --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 203, non R.Br. --Dianella caerulea Merr., PJS 2 c (1907) 266, non Sims. (1801); EPFP 1 (1922) 202. --Dianella nemorosa Lam., Encycl. 2 (1786) 276, nom. inval.; Tabl. Encycl. 2 (1792) 388, t. 250, nom. illeg; --Hatusima, Mem. Fac. Agr. Kagoshima Univ. 5 (1966) 59. Africa, Madagascar, Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand, Indochina, SW China (Yunnan), Hainan, Taiwan, Japan, throughout Malesia to Australia (Northern Territory; Queensland; New South Wales), Tasmania, New Zealand and many Pacific Isls. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, Pangasinan, Mountain Province, Benguet, Nueva Vizcaya, Bataan, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna, Quezon, Camarines, Sorsogon, POLILLO, CATANDUANES, MINDORO, PALAWAN, PANAY, NEGROS, LEYTE, JOLO, MINDANAO, BUCAS GRANDE. Open grasslands to forests, from the lowlands c. 2200m. Fl. Jan-Dec. Photos
  2. Dianella javanica (Blume) Kunth, Enum. 5 (1850) 52; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 203; --Jessop, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 9 (1979) 209, Fig. 9. Throughout Malesia, also in New Caledonia and Ile de Pins, and Fiji Isls (Viti Levu). BATANES, LUZON: Ifugao, Mountain Province, Benguet, Zambales, Quezon, Camarines, Albay, MINDORO, MINDANAO: Davao. Open slopes, thickets, ravines, forest edges, exponed narrow ridge crests, edges of fumaroles and volcanic craters, streambanks, etc, locally common, elevation c. 1000-2400m. Fl. Jan-Dec. Photos

Xanthorrhoea Sm. [Not native]

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  1. Xanthorrhoea sp.  Native to Australia. Cultivated.

Literature

Chase, MW, JL Reveal & MF Fay. 2009. A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161: 132–136.

Jessop, JP. 1979. Liliaceae. Flora Malesiana, Series 1 9: 189-235

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