Astelia alpina

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Astelia alpina


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Asteliaceae
Genus: Astelia
Species: Astelia alpina
Varietates: A. a. var. alpina – A. a. var. novae-hollandiae


  • Astelia alpina R.Br., 1810


  • Homotypic
    • Funckia alpina (R.Br.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 711 (1891).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia
      • New South Wales; Tasmania; Victoria

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


  • Brown, R., 1810. Prodr. 291. 1810
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]


Vernacular names[edit]

English: pineapple grass, silver astelia, perching lily

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