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Boronia coerulescens F.Muell. subsp. coerulescens Family Rutaceae
Common name: Blue Boronia

Boronia coerulescens subsp. coerulescens F.Muell. APNI*

Synonyms: Boronia caerulescens F. Muell. subsp. caerulescens APNI*

Description: Herb to spreading shrub, 0.2–0.6 m high; branchlets glabrous to sparsely hairy, glandular-warty.

Leaves 1-foliolate, lamina linear-oblong, 2–8 mm long, 0.5–1.5 mm wide, ± terete or flat, apex obtuse, margins entire, thick, ± glabrous, glandular-warty; sessile or petiole c. 0.5 mm long.

Inflorescences axillary, 1- or rarely 2-flowered; pedicels 2–4 mm long. Calyx glabrous. Petals 3–5 mm long, imbricate, white to bluish mauve, glabrous, persistent in fruit.

Cocci glabrous.


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Flowering: Flowers September–November

Distribution and occurrence: Occurs chiefly in Willandra Lakes district.

Grows in mallee communities on sand.
NSW subdivisions: SFWP
Other Australian states: Vic. W.A. S.A.
AVH map***

Sometimes spelt as B. caerulescens.

Text by P. H. Weston and M. F. Duretto
Taxon concept: M. F. Duretto (1993)

The single subspecies in NSW. Characters and distribution as for the species in NSW.

APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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