Common name: Wallum Boronia
Boronia falcifolia A.Cunn. ex Endl. APNI*
Synonyms: Boronia falcifolia A.Cunn. ex Endl. APNI*
Description: Shrub with few stems, 0.3–1 m high; branchlets glabrous, slightly angled to prominently 4-angled.
Leaves 1-foliolate or 3-foliolate; leaflets linear to terete, usually falcate, 5–25 mm long, 1–1.5 mm wide, apex acuminate to aristate, margins entire, glabrous, ± thick, channelled above; petiole 3–5 mm long.
Inflorescences in upper axils, 1–3-flowered; pedicels 4–7 mm long. Calyx glabrous. Petals 5–8 mm long, imbricate, bright pink, glabrous, not persistent in fruit.
Flowering: most of the year but mainly August–October
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath in damp sandy sites, north from Bulahdelah.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by P.H. Weston & M.F. Duretto
Taxon concept: M.C. Duretto (2003)
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