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Borya mirabilis

(Borya mirabilis)

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Description

Plants tufted,stems erect or ascending to 15 cm high.Leaves linear,firm but pliant,clustered toward stem apices,10–16(–22) mm long,c.0.5 mm wide,base tapering gradually from the sheath which is pale brownish with fine cottony hairs on upper margin,lamina glabrous,apex pungent.Scapes 3–7 cm long,simple;head ovoid,6–10 mm long,4–8 mm wide,4–12-flowered with 3–15 linear,pointed bracts to 13 mm long;flowers white,perianth tube c.6 mm long;lobes linear,c.6 mm long.Fruits and seeds unknown.Flowers Sep.–Oct.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Liliopsida
Order:Asparagales
Family:Boryaceae
Genus:Borya
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