Origin of grass tree
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Historical Examples of grass tree
The “grass-tree” (Xanthorrhoea), of the uplands and coast regions, is peculiarly Australian in its aspect.
The grass-tree gives as distinct a character to an Australian picture as the agave and cactus do to the Mexican landscape.
Aphyllanthe, grass-tree tribe; characterised by a rush-like habit and membranous imbricated bracts.Everyday Objects
W. H. Davenport Adams
The 'black boy,' as the grass-tree is called in the west, is often weird, and is essentially Australian.Australian Pictures
Some grass-tree country was also passed, covered with quartz pebbles, white, or colored with oxide of iron.The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine
Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine