Blue Tinsel Lily  |  

Calectasia cyanea

Status: Critically Endangered on the EPBC Act list

The Blue Tinsel Lily is a rhizomatous, clump forming, woody perennial herb growing between 0.1 m and 0.6 m high to 0.3 m wide. Blue Tinsel Lily flowers are vivid blue/purple, anthers are red and yellow.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Calectasia cyanea

    Blue Tinsel Lily is a fire sensitive obligate seeder and too frequent fires could potentially eliminate the species within two years.