Flowers in a large thick complex spike Xanthorrhoeaceae
Scape up to 5 times as long as the spike
Leaves soft and spongy, rhombic in cross-section, 2–4 mm wide (rarely more), not glaucous. Scape 130–200 cm long, c. as long as the spike, 20–30 mm diam. Stem usually aerial, 2–6 m high, often branched. Coast and adjacent Hornsby Plateau north from Gosford. WSF and RF margins Xanthorrhoea malacophylla
Leaves hard, not soft and spongy