This native groundcover is commonly known as bottlebrush grass tree.
Reported at 3 Fraser Coast localities: Fraser Island, Poona, Tinnanbar.
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act this taxon is classified as Least Concern.
Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Xanthorrhoea macronema is described as a "monocot" in the Xanthorrhoeaceae family.
Coastal distribution to as far north as Fraser Island (See Stanley and Ross Vol.3 p.46). All records for Fraser Coast Region on Fraser Island.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.