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|Family: Laxmanniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cordyline||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cordyline australis (G. Forst.) Endl.
Stem: 1--2[5--15] m. Leaf: 80--100 cm, 2.5--5 cm wide, acute to acuminate, +- flat, stiff. Flower: 6--10 mm wide, fragrant. Fruit: white. Chromosomes: n=19.
Ecology: Disturbed and/or formerly cultivated areas; Elevation: < 50 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, CCo, PR; Distribution Outside California: New Zealand. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun
Unabridged Note: A population of several thousand plants reported at Salt Point State Park, Sonoma Co., but they have not flowered so identification unconfirmed. Author citation uncertain.
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Cordyline
Next taxon: Liliaceae
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2017. Cordyline australis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=80712, accessed on April 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 24, 2017.