|Bottlebrush Grass Tree|
|Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Australia|
F.Muell. ex Benth.
The common name is the Bottlebrush Grass Tree This plant features yellow flowers resembling Banksias or Bottlebrushes, around 10 cm long. However the flowering stem can be up to two metres long. Depending on fires, the plant flowers from July to August.
The glossy leaves are 2 to 4 mm wide, triangular in cross section with grooves and ribs. Rough like sandpaper to touch around the leaf margins.
The specific epithet comes from the Latin, "long thread" referring to the flowering stem.
- "Xanthorrhoea macronema". PlantNET - NSW Flora Online, retrieved 30 November 2010.
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