Cordyline petiolaris, known as the broad leaved palm lily is an evergreen Australian plant. A shrub to around 5 metres tall. Found in warm rainforest and moist eucalyptus forest.
Cordyline petiolaris is a midsized, slender, shrubby species from eastern Australia that grows up to 6 m (20 ft.) tall. The leaves are fairly broad and carried on a distinct stalk. Clusters of small purple flowers appear in spring, followed by showy red, edible fruits in summer. It will adapt well to both tropical and warm temperate climates. The range of natural distribution is from the Nambucca River to near Gladstone, Queensland.