Key to Tasmanian Dicots
Blandfordia (Blandfordiaceae [formerly part of Liliaceae]) 4b:374  
Blandfordia punicea (Christmas Bells) is a large tufted native species that grows in button grass and damp heaths on very nutrient poor soils, ranging from Bruny Island, south-west Tasmania and reaching Rocky Cape. The leaves are up to about 1 long, ribbed, green with reddish tinges. The flowers are conspicuous and distinctive - red (with a yellowish interior), tubular, hanging downwards, about 2cm long, and in terminal inflorescences.

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