Thysanotus chinensis

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Thysanotus chinensis


Leaves c. 5 to numerous, erect, often shallowly channelled, usually 15-40 cm, up to c. 1 mm wide. Ovary c. 1 mm long; Capsule oblong, 4-5 mm long. Seeds c. 1.5 mm long.


Aru Is present, Asia-Temperate: China Southeast (Hong Kong present), Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present), Australasia: Northern Territory (Northern Territory present); Western Australia (Western Australia present), Continental SE. Asia present, Flores present, Lesser Sunda Is present, Luzon present, Masamba present, Mindanao present, Papua present, S. China present, S. Peninsular Thailand present, SE. Moluccas present, Setul present, Tonkin present, Tranggan present, West New Guinea present
Australia (Western Australia and Northern Territory); in Malesia: New Guinea (West New Guinea and Papua), SE. Moluccas (Aru Is.: Tranggan), Celebes (Masamba), Philippines (Luzon, Mindanao), Lesser Sunda Is. (Flores), onto continental SE. Asia: S. Peninsular Thailand (Setul), Indo-China (Tonkin), S. China (incl. Hong Kong).


Payens 1957 – In: Nova Guinea n.s.: 386
Gardn. 1931: En. Pl. Austr. Occid.: 18
Merr. 1922 – In: En. Philip.: 202
Bth. 1878 – In: Fl. Austr.: 40
Naves 1880: Nov. App.: 266
Ridl. 1924 – In: Fl. Mal. Pen.: 328
Krause 1925 – In: Bot. Jahrb.: 548
Schlittler 1957: p. 6. – In: Mitt. Bot. Mus. Un. Zurich: map
Baker 1876 – In: J. Linn. Soc. Bot.: 337
F.v.M. 1866 – In: Fragm.: 202
Bailey 1902 – In: Queensl. Fl.: 1629
Steen. 1972 – In: Blumea: 433
Vidal 1885: Phan. Cuming.: 153
Hall.f. 1914 – In: Nova Guinea: 994