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Boronia chartacea P.H.Weston
Family Rutaceae
Boronia chartacea P.H.Weston APNI*

Description: Shrub 0.4–2.7 m high; branchlets stellate-pubescent.

Leaves 1-foliolate, lamina linear-elliptic to narrow-elliptic or narrow-oblong, 20–50 mm long, 2–4 mm wide, glandular-warty, apex ± obtuse, margins revolute to recurved, finely glandular-toothed, upper surface glabrous, lower surface tomentose; petiole 1–2 mm long.

Inflorescences axillary, 1-flowered; pedicel 1–8 mm long. Calyx tomentose. Petals 7–9 mm long, valvate, bright pink, stellate-pubescent, persistent, midrib prominently raised.

Cocci glabrous.


Flower
Photo J. & P. Edwards

Herbarium
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Type
Specimen

Flowering: August–October

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in moist gullies, restricted to the Wauchope–Grafton–Copmanhurst areas.
NSW subdivisions: NC
AVH map***

Note that there is a form with white flowers as pictured here.

Text by P.H. Weston & M.F. Duretto
Taxon concept: M.F. Duretto (1999)


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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