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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:apni.taxon:304675

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

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WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Xanthorrhoea resinosa
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia

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Description

Trunk absent or to 0.6 m high; stem usually simple; young leaves in a stiff ± erect spreading tuft. source: Plant NET Flora Online

Trunk none or to 60 cm long; stem usually simple; young leaves in a stiff ��erect spreading tuft. Leaves transverse-rhombic in T.S., 2���4 mm wide, 1.5���2.5 mm thick, blue-green, glaucous. Scape 70���150 cm long, rarely to 220 cm, 10���30 mm diam. Spike ��as long as scape, sometimes shorter than scape, 60���120 cm long, 20���45 mm diam. Cluster-bracts obscure or prominent only at base of spike, shortly acute, densely hirsute. Packing-bracts shortly acute, densely hirsute, dark brown. Sepals shortly acute, without beak or proboscis, hirsute. Petals erect or slightly reflexed, sometimes with proboscis, at least one petal in each flower abaxially hirsute on mid-vein and apex. source: ABRS Flora of Australia Online

Online resources

ABRS Flora of Australia Online
Description, Distribution, Habitat
Australian Plant Image Index
Images, Occurrence record
Flickr EOL
Images, Occurrence record
NatureShare
Images, Occurrence record
Plant NET Flora Online
Description, Distribution, Flowering Season, Synonym, Distribution Map
Plants of the NSW South Coast & ACT - Don and Betty Wood
Images, Occurrence record

Species Lists

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne holdings (2010)
Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae
Genus: Xanthorrhoea
Specific epithet: resinosa
Common_Name: Spear Grass Tree
Count: 1

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Xanthorrhoea resinosa

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Acaroides resinifera orth orth. var. C.Kite
Published in: Kite, C. 1795, Memoirs of the Medical Society of London 4
Acoroides resinifera Sol. ex C.Kite Sol. ex C.Kite Sol. ex C.Kite
Published in: Kite, C. 1795, Memoirs of the Medical Society of London 4
Xanthorrhoea hastilis Sm., nom. inval. Sm. Sm.
Published in: Smith, J.E. in Dryander, J.C. 1797, Catalogus Bibliothecae Historico-Naturalis Josephi Banks 3
Xanthorrhoea arborea R.Br. R.Br. R.Br.
Xanthorrhoea arborea R.Br. R.Br. R.Br.
Xanthorrhoea hastile orth orth. var. R.Br.
Published in: Brown, R. 1810, Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae
Xanthorrhoea hastilis R.Br. R.Br. R.Br.
Published in: Brown, R. 1810, Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae
Xanthorrhoea resinosa subsp. resinosa
Published in: Lee, A.T. 1966, Notes on Xanthorrhoea in Eastern Australia. Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium 4(1) 35-54
Xanthorrhoea resinifera (Sol. ex Kite) E.C.Nelson & D.J.Bedford, nom. inval. (Sol. ex Kite) E.C.Nelson & D.J.Bedford (Sol. ex Kite) E.C.Nelson & D.J.Bedford
Published in: Nelson, E.C. & Bedford, D.J. 1993, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 112(2)
Xanthorrhoea arborea R.Br.
Published in: Bedford, D.J. 1986, Xanthorrhoea (Xanthorrhoeaceae). Flora of Australia 46 148-169, 225-229
Xanthorrhoea hastilis R.Br.
Published in: Lee, A.T. 1966, Notes on Xanthorrhoea in Eastern Australia. Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium 4(1) 35-54
Xanthorrhoea hastilis Sm.
Published in: Koenig, K.D. & Sims, J. 1806, Chloris Novae Hollandiae; or, Catalogue of the Plants of New Holland and Van Dieman's Island hitherto published, as far as they have come to the knowledge of J. Dryander. Annals of Botany 2(3) 504-532
Xanthorrhoea hastilis R.Br.
Published in: Hooker, J.D. 1858, The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. Discovery ships Erebus and Terror. III. Flora Tasmaniae 2(6) 1-80
Xanthorrhoea hastilis R.Br.
Published in: Ewart, A.J. 1925, Handbook of Forest Trees for Victorian Foresters
Xanthorrhoea hastilis R.Br.
Published in: Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. 1962, Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains
Xanthorrhoea hastilis R.Br.
Published in: Bailey, F.M. 1913, Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants
Xanthorrhoea hastilis R.Br.
Published in: Mueller, F.J.H. von 1886, Systematic Census of Australian Plants Suppl. 3 3-6
Xanthorrhoea resinifera (Sol. ex Kite) E.C.Nelson & D.J.Bedford
Published in: Conn, B.J. 1994, Iridaceae. Flora of Victoria Edn. 1. 2 687-716
Xanthorrhoea resinifera (Sol. ex Kite) E.C.Nelson & D.J.Bedford
Published in: Bedford, D.J. 1993, Xanthorrhoeaceae. Flora of New South Wales 4 61-67
Xanthorrhoea resinosa subsp. resinosa
Published in: Lee, A.T. 1966, Xanthorrhoeaceae. Flora of New South Wales 34 1-42
Xanthorrhoea resinosa subsp. resinosa
Published in: Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. 1981, Plants of New South Wales

Common Names

Common name Source
Grass Tree
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Working classification

kingdom
Plantae
phylum
Charophyta
class
Equisetopsida
subclass
Magnoliidae
superorder
Lilianae
order
Asparagales
family
Xanthorrhoeaceae
genus
Xanthorrhoea
species
Xanthorrhoea resinosa  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

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