Xanthorrhoea preissii Endl.

First published in J.G.C.Lehmann, Pl. Preiss. 2: 39 (1846)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Western Australia. It is a shrub and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Western Australia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
  • George, A.S. (ed.) (1986). Flora of Australia 46: 1-247. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Australian Government (2007). Corymbia calophylla – Xanthorrhoea preissii woodlands and shrublands of the Swan Coastal Plain.
  • Bedford, D.J. (1986). Xanthorrhoea preissii. Flora of Australia 46:158. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Colangelo, W.I., Lamont, B.B., Jones, A.S., Ward, D.J. & Bombardieri, S. (2002). The anatomy and chemistry of the colour bands of grasstree stems ( Xanthorrhoea preissii) used for plant age and fire history determination. Austral Ecol. 89: 605–612.
  • Enright, N.J., Lamont, B.B. & Miller, B.P. (2005). Anomalies in grasstree fire history reconstructions for south-western Australian vegetation. Austral Ecol. 30: 668–673.
  • Everist, S.L. (1974). Poisonous Plants of Australia. Angus & Robertson, London.
  • Gibson, N., Keighery, B., Keighery, G., Burbidge, A & Lyons, M. (1994). A Floristic Survey of the Southern Swan Coastal Plain. Unpublished report for the Australian Heritage Commission, prepared by the Department of Conservation and Land Management and the Conservation Council of Western Australia (Inc.).
  • Koch, J.M., Richardson, J & Lamont, B.B. (2004). Grazing by kangaroos limits the establishment of the grass trees Xanthorrhoea gracilis and X. preissii in restored bauxite mines in eucalypt forest of southwestern Australia. Restor. Ecol. 12: 297–305.
  • Lamont, B.B., Wittkuhn, R. & Korczynskyj, D. (2004) Turner Review No. 8. Ecology and ecophysiology of grasstrees. Aust. J. Bot. 52: 561–582.
  • Miller, B.P., Walshe, T., Enright, N.J. & Lamont, B.B. (2007). Error in the inference of fire history from grasstrees. Austral Ecol. 32: 908–916.
  • Paczkowska, G. & Chapman, A.R. (2000). The Western Australian Flora. A Descriptive Catalogue. Wildflower Society of Western Australia (Inc.), the Western Australian Herbarium, CALM and the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, Perth.
  • Staff, I.A. & Waterhouse, J.T. (1981). The biology of arborescent monocotyledons, with special reference to Australian species. In: The Biology of Australian Plants, ed. J.S.Pate & A.J. McComb, pp 216–257. University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, Western Australia.
  • Ward, D.J. (2009). Bushfire history from grasstrees at Eneabba, Western Australia. J. Roy. Soc. W. Aust. 92: 261–268.
  • Ward, D.J., Lamont, B.B. & Burrows, C.L. (2001). Grasstrees reveal contrasting fire regimes in eucalypt forest before and after European settlement of southwestern Australia. Forest Ecol. Manag. 150: 323–329.
  • Western Australian Herbarium (1998–2011). FloraBase — The Western Australian Flora. Department of Environment and Conservation.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • George, A.S. (ed.) (1986). Flora of Australia 46: 1-247. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

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