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