Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata in the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanical Garden. Photograph by RGT

Xanthorrhoea quandrangulata

Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata in the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanical Garden. Photograph by RGT

Grass trees (Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata). These beauties are near the summit of Mount Remarkable, South Australia.

These beauties are near the summit of Mount Remarkable, South Australia.

Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata

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Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata

Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata

Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata

Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata is endemic to South Australia and occurs from St Vincent Gulf to the northern Mt Lofty Ranges. It is found on ridge top, rocky outcrops and steep slopes of the Mt Lofty and Flinders Ranges.

Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata

Xanthorrhoea quadrangulata

Xanthorrhoea -the trunk, a hollow ring of accumulated leaf bases. So Cool!

The "trunk" of Xanthorrhoea is a hollow ring of accumulated leaf bases. Nutrient transport is via aerial roots that run down the centre.

Through the Looking Grass (Xanthorrhoea;)

Xanthorrhoea glauca is known as the Grass Tree.

Young growth of grass-trees in Cania GorgeSharing!

Cania Gorge National Park Walking track: Fern Tree Pool and Giant's Chair circuit


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