Lomandra multiflora

Family Lomandraceae

Matrush

Tufted perennial herb to 50 cm. No vegetative spread. Longevity indefinite.

Flowers: Unisexual, on separate male and female plants (dioecious) September to November.

Fruit: Capsule, September to February.

Seed: Locally dispersed.

Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout

Ecology

  • Woodland habitat.
  • Rare in woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden less than ten plants.
  • No seed observed, possibly due to inadequate pollination.
  • Resprouts from base after fire.

Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland

Lomandra multiflora plant

Lomandra multiflora female flower 

Lomandra multiflora male flower