Boronia deanei subsp. acutifolia Duretto APNI*
Description: Erect shrub 0.2–1.5 m high, glabrous; branchlets slightly angled, moderately covered with minute warts, and with a dense line of these along the decurrent leaf bases.
Leaves aromatic, crowded, 1-foliolate, lamina ± terete, linear to narrow-elliptic, often arched or straight, 5–12 mm long, c. 1 mm wide, apex acute, margins entire but minutely toothed along entire length, thick, upper surface smooth, lower surface prominently glandular-warty; sessile.
Inflorescences terminal, 1–3-flowered; pedicels 1–3 mm long. Petals 4–5 mm long, imbricate, white to bright pink, not persistent in fruit. Staminal filaments glabrous.
Distribution and occurrence: Rare, occurs in two disjunct areas centred on Fitzroy Falls and Nalbaugh National Park.
Grows in wet heath on sandstone.
NSW subdivisions: CT, ST, CC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by D.M. Crayn
Taxon concept: M.C. Duretto (2003)
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.