Key to Tasmanian Dicots
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Arthropodium (Laxmanniaceae [formerly part of Liliaceae]) 4b:384  
Tasmania are four native species of vanilla lilies (Arthropodium spp.). These are tufted plants with narrow grass-like leaves, and branched inflorescences carrying smallish white to mauve flowers that often hang upside down. The species formerly known as Dichopogon strictus is now known as Arthropodium strictum.

Arthropodium  was once considered to be part of Liliaceae, which was a very artificial grouping of plants and has therefore been splintered in numerous families. To see the fates of the other Tasmanian genera formerly in Liliaceae click here.

 
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