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Twining fringe-lily

Thysanotus patersonii

Description:

A climbing leaf-less vine which produces purple fringed flowers. Grows to between 0.15 and 0.5 metres in height and produces purple flowers between July and November in its native range.

Habitat:

Dry sclerophyll bushland.

Notes:

A perennial herb which is endemic to Australia.

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2 Comments

lori.tas
lori.tas a year ago

This was just a tiny little plant, with only two flowers. In addition to the cool fringed flowers, the lack of leaves makes them a really interesting plant. Here's a larger plant I saw in WA. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/541...

Unusual and pretty.

Tasmania, Australia

Lat: -42.60, Long: 147.25

Spotted on Nov 11, 2009
Submitted on Sep 5, 2012

Spotted for mission

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