SETTLER'S FLAX FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Settler's Twine, Boorgay, Caterpillar Flower
Gymnostachys is a plant in the Araceae family. The only species in the family is Gymnostachys anceps. It is a strappy leaved plant with spikes of blue and white flowers. Fibres from Settler's Flax were used by Aboriginal people to make fishing line.
rainforest and wet sclerophyll forest
New South Wales and Queensland
Height: to 2m
|Common Name:||Settler's Flax|