|Etymology||Genus||Diana, a goddness in Greek Mythology|
|Synonyms||Charlwoodia ensata (Thunb.) Göpp, Cordyline ensifolia (L.) Planch., Dracaena ensifolia L.|
|Common Names||Flax Lily, Akar Siak|
|Native Distribution||Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands|
Dianella ensifolia can be found in sunny areas of our rainforests and also along the rocky shores. It grows in clumps with grass-like leaves. The flowers can be purple-blue, white, or yellow (Samy et al., 2014). The berry ripens to bluish purple.
The Flax Lily on a rocky cliff at one of our Southern Islands.
Folded leaf bases.