Proiphys cunninghamii —Brisbane Lily—AMARYLLIDACEAE
Habitat—Grows in Wet Sclerophyll Forest and on Rainforest margins, usually on clay–loams in coastal districts.
Distribution—North from Glenugie Peak in New South Wales and into Queensland.
Description—Herb with bulb to 5 cm diam.
Raintrees Diamond Beach
Leaves.— Few; lamina ovate, 10– to 25 cm long and 6.5 to 13 cm wide, margins flat, apex acute or short–acuminate, base rounded to shallowly cordate; petiole 8 to 25 cm long.
Inflorescence.—Scape 25 to 80 cm high; umbel 5 to 12-flowered, white; involucral bracts 2 or 3, 15 to 50 mm long; pedicels 10 to 35 mm long. Perianth white; tube 7 to 16 mm long; lobes 10 to 20 mm long. Corona 10–20 mm long, the expanded filaments united for 12 to 16 mm; lobes recurved.
Fruit.—Green turning orange when ripe; about 2 cm in diameter.