Most species are endemic to Australia, but some species grow in New Zealand,Malaysia. A shrub or small tree, early settlers soaked the leaves in boiling water to make a brewed tea rich in ascorbic acid (vit C).
Gebely Gebely Finnemore National Botanic Gardens The national collection of Australian native plants; inspiring, informing and connecting people with the Australian flora. Calytrix leschenaultii - Australian National Botanic Gardens Photo: S Sonntag
This White Crinum can tolerate an incredible range of conditions from dry soils to wet soils or even submerged conditions, and full sun to full shade. Favorite conditions are lightly dappled shade and submerged in the water.