Key to Tasmanian Dicots
Asphodelaceae (=Liliaceae, in part) 4b:391
Tasmania has three genera in the Asphodelaceae. These are the native genus, Bulbine, and the two introduced genera, Asphodelus and Kniphofia. They have long, narrow, tough, fleshy or hollow leaves.

These genera were 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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