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Boronia rhomboidea Hook.
Family Rutaceae
Boronia rhomboidea Hook. APNI*

Description: Much-branched rigid shrub 0.15–0.5 m high; branchlets moderately pilose.

Leaves 1-foliolate, lamina broad-obovate to ± circular, 5–12 mm long, 5–15 mm wide, apex rounded, margins entire, thick, glabrous except for occasionally ciliate margins; sessile.

Inflorescences terminal to subterminal, 1–3-flowered, flowers ± sessile. Calyx glabrous or sparsely ciliate on margins. Petals 6–7 mm long, imbricate, white to pale pink, glabrous, not persistent in fruit. Staminal filaments glabrous.

Cocci glabrous.


Photo © ANBG

Flowering: October–January

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath and swamps on sandstone, chiefly in the Budawang Ra.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Other Australian states: Tas.
AVH map***

Text by P.H. Weston & M.F. Duretto
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.
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