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
Subject: Phormium tenax J.R. & G. Forst.

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
New Zealand hemp

Related Scientific Names:
Phormium tenax J.R. Forst. & G. Forst. (Misspelling)


Plants - Shrub or Subshrub