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Weevil Lily

Molineria capitulata

Other Common Names: Palm grass
Synonyms: Curculigo recurvata, Curculigo capitulata
Family: Hypoxidaceae

This species was covered in the 23-09-2022 edition of Get Results Gardening. Lots of tropical and subtropical plants suitable for Australian residential landscapes are discussed in this weekly email publication. Find out how to get a free trial at

Weevil Lily in the Landscape

These photographs are provided to help you identify this plant if you have it in your garden or give an indication of how you might locate it in a landscape if you don't already grow it. Click for larger images.

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Examples of Molineria capitulata in various locations in Brisbane

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This spot doesn't have much shade and the leaves appear to be suffering as a result
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