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Boronia algida F.Muell.
Family Rutaceae
Boronia algida F.Muell. APNI*

Description: Dichotomously branching shrub, 0.3–1.5 m high; branchlets ± pubescent, often glandular-warty, young branchlets red.

Leaves pinnate with 5–9 leaflets (usually 5), terminal leaflet shortest; rachis 2–12 mm long, winged; leaflets ± broad-spathulate, 3–7 mm long, 2–4 mm wide, apex ± rounded and often mucronate, margins entire and recurved, glabrous and ± glandular-warty, lower surface paler; petiole 1–4 mm long.

Inflorescences terminal, 1–3-flowered but flowers usually solitary; pedicels 2–3 mm long. Calyx glabrous. Petals 3–6 mm long, valvate, white to bright pink, glabrous, persistent in fruit. Staminal filaments glabrous.

Cocci glabrous.


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Flowering: September–January

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath and dry sclerophyll forest on sandy soil over granite, chiefly at higher altitudes south from Gibraltar Ra.
NSW subdivisions: SC, NT, CT, ST, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic.
AVH map***

Text by P.H. Weston & M.F. Duretto
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
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