My neverending confusion over triteleia and brodiaea...
An introduced shrub with spiky, jagged, bluish-green leaves, it sends up a stalk which grows rapidly and can attain a height of 20 feet
I think I have this species right.
Growing by the back track.
Cordyline cultivar, usually sold as 'Karo kiri'. Planted in raised bed on the side of Greenlane Road, outside nosh. Does anyone know the history behind this cultivar? is it a selected form from a distinct natural population, a hybrid or a random mutation?
No close up sorry, I took the photograph from the car while waiting at the lights.
Asparagales is the name of an order of plants, used in modern classification systems such as the APG III system (which is used throughout this article). The order takes its name from the family Asparagaceae and is placed in the monocots. The order has only recently been recognized in classification systems. It was first put forward by Huber in 1977 and later taken up in the Dahlgren system of 1985. Before this, many of its families...