Key to Tasmanian Dicots
Hypoxis (Hypoxidaceae [formerly part of Liliaceae]) 4b:375  
The only members of the small family Hypoxidaceae in Tasmania are three native species of Hypoxis. These are species of open vegetation ranging from coastal heaths and herbfields to inland grasslands and woodlands. The leaves are basal and grass-like. The flowers are conspicuous and yellow.

Hypoxidaceae 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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