Boronia anethifolia A.Cunn. ex Endl. APNI*
Synonyms: Boronia anemonifolia var. anethifolia (A.Cunn. ex Endl.) Benth. APNI*
Description: Shrub 0.3–1 m high, glabrous; branchlets 4-angled, or with 2 grooves separated by decurrent leaf bases, glandular-warty.
Leaves bipinnate with 3–5 pinnae, lower pinnae each with 3 leaflets; rachis 7–25 mm long; leaflets linear to linear-elliptic, 3–15 mm long, 1–2 mm wide, apex acute, margins entire, glabrous, glandular-warty; petiole 6–15 mm long.
Inflorescences axillary, cymes shorter than the leaves, mostly 3–7-flowered; pedicels 2–4 mm long. Calyx mostly glabrous. Petals 3–4 mm long, imbricate, white to pale pink or orange, persistent in fruit.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath and dry sclerophyll forest on sandstone ridges and rocky slopes; north from Tahmoor district.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, NWS, CWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by P.H. Weston & M.F. Duretto
Taxon concept: M.C. Duretto (2003)
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