Yellow Star

Pauridia vaginata

Pauridia is a flowering plant genus in the family Hypoxidaceae.
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Appearance

Perennial herb to 0.35 m high, hairless. Leaves clustered at the base of the plant, 2–35 cm long, 1–3.5 mm wide, flat or angular in cross section, hairless, with a sheath at the base, margins, at least towards the base, usually with irregularly spaced, small tooth-like outgrowths. Flowers yellow, with 6 'petals' each 5-22 mm long. Stamens 1.8–10 mm long, alternately long and short. Bracteole single, 10–70 mm long, closely sheathing the stem for the greater part. Flowers single or paired. 1-4 flower stalks per plant. Flowers Aug.–Nov.

Naming

(Schltdl.) Snijman & Kocyan

Distribution

New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Habitat

Woodland, grassland, and damp sites. Kosciuszko National Park, the mountains to the north, ACT, tablelands, and Western Slopes

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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassMonocots
OrderAsparagales
FamilyHypoxidaceae
GenusPauridia
SpeciesPauridia vaginata
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Australia