Lagenophora sublyrata

Common Name:

Slender Bottle-daisy



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (DEJKNPSTVWXZ) also Qld, NSW, Tas
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium

Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Lowland forest, tea-tree scrub, dry forest 1

Flower Description:

White to pale mauve 2


Perennial herb with flower stalk to 250 mm long. The flowering stalk is glabrous 1,2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Distinguished from L. stipitata by tuberous roots that are not spreading, and a scape that is dark in colour 2


Image: Mary Ellis

Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Flora VicFlora

Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria