List by family

 


Family

Plant Group

Genera

Species

Xanthorrhoeaceae

Three outer segments of the perianth are dry, stiff and bract like; inner three herbaceous, white, yellow or yellow and brown, always small.

Monocotyledon

Dianella

Flax-lilies are long-lived, growing in tufts. Tough strap-like leaves, blue-purple flowers in panicles on long flowering stems, followed by succulent glossy blue or purple berries.

Xanthorrhoea

Grass-trees are monoecious, flowers small, white, in a tall cylindrical spike, narrow often wiry leaves from the summit of a trunk that may be wholly underground or up to 6m.

Xyridaceae

Yellow-eye family. Tufts of erect slender leaves and tall wiry stems each with one terminal flower of three yellow petals in a conspicuous bowl of brown bracts.

Monocotyledon