New Zealand flax
Phormium tenax J.R. & G. Forst.

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae
Genus: Phormium

Other System Links

Plants: PHTE8
GRIN: 28069
ITIS: 504346
NPDN Host: 36911

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
New Zealand hemp

Related Scientific Names:

Phormium tenax J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.(Misspelling)


Category: Shrub or Subshrub
Category: Forbs/Herbs