Laxmannia is a genus of tufted perennial herbs in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Lomandroideae,[4] that are endemic to Australia.[5]

Laxmannia
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Laxmannia grandiflora
1839 illustration[2]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Lomandroideae
Genus: Laxmannia
R.Br.[1]
Synonyms[3]

Bartlingia F.Muell. ex Benth. (1878), illegitimate homonym, not Rchb. (1824) nor Brongn. (1827)

Species:[3][6]

  1. Laxmannia arida Keighery - WA, NT
  2. Laxmannia brachyphylla F.Muell. – Stilted Paper-Lily[7] - WA
  3. Laxmannia compacta Conran & P.I.Forst. - NSW, Qld
  4. Laxmannia gracilis R.Br. – Slender Wire-lily[5] - NSW, Qld, Vic
  5. Laxmannia grandiflora Lindl. - WA
  6. Laxmannia jamesii Keighery – Paperlily[7] - WA
  7. Laxmannia minor R.Br. - WA
  8. Laxmannia morrisii Keighery - Tas
  9. Laxmannia omnifertilis Keighery - WA
  10. Laxmannia orientalis Keighery – Dwarf Wire-lily[8] - SA, Vic, Tas
  11. Laxmannia paleacea F.Muell. - WA
  12. Laxmannia ramosa Lindl. – Branching Lily[7] - WA
  13. Laxmannia sessiliflora Decne. - WA
  14. Laxmannia squarrosa Lindl. – Nodding Lily[7] - WA

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden, 12 Apr. 2021 : read on line
  2. ^ from A sketch of the vegetation of the Swan River Colony by John Lindley. The plants depicted are Laxmannia grandiflora and Johnsonia hirta (now Johnsonia pubescens).
  3. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Chase, M.W.; Reveal, J.L. & Fay, M.F. (2009), "A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 161 (2): 132–136, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00999.x
  5. ^ a b "Genus Laxmannia". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 19 April 2009.
  6. ^ "Laxmannia". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 19 April 2009.
  7. ^ a b c d "Laxmannia". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.
  8. ^ Corrick, M.G.; Fuhrer, B.A. (2001). Wildflowers of Victoria and adjoining areas. Australia: Bloomings Books. ISBN 1876473142.