Common name: Deane's Boronia
Boronia deanei subsp. deanei Maiden & Betche APNI*
Description: Erect shrub 0.2–1.5 m high, glabrous; branchlets slightly angled, glandular-warty.
Leaves aromatic, crowded, 1-foliolate, lamina ± terete, linear to linear-obovate, 4–12 mm long, 0.5–2 mm wide, apex obtuse, margins entire, 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, restricted to the Blue Mtns & Kanangra-Boyd area. CT
Grows in wet heath.
NSW subdivisions: CT
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by P.H. Weston & M.F. Duretto
Taxon concept: M.C. Duretto (2003)
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