five genera and 11 species of Hemerocallidaceae, all native. These
are mostly tufted herbs, all have long, narrow leaves with sheathing
bases and relatively conspicuous flowers.
Hemerocallidaceae 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