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Boronia fraseri Hook.
Family Rutaceae
Boronia fraseri Hook. APNI*

Description: Shrub 0.5–2 m high; branchlets glabrous to sparsely stellate-hairy, prominently 4-angled.

Leaves pinnate with 3–7 leaflets in distant pairs, terminal leaflet longest; rachis 6–30 mm long, winged; leaflets elliptic to broad-elliptic or obovate, 10–60 mm long, 3–15 mm wide, apex obtuse, margins entire and recurved, glabrous, lower surface paler; petiole 2–30 mm long.

Inflorescences axillary, 2–6-flowered; pedicels 6–16 mm long. Calyx tomentose. Petals 6–10 mm long, valvate, bright pink or occasionally pale, tomentose, persistent in fruit. Staminal filaments glabrous.

Cocci glabrous.


Herbarium
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Flowering: August–November

Distribution and occurrence: Grows mainly in wet sclerophyll forest and in rainforest in gullies on sandstone, chiefly in the Sydney region.
NSW subdivisions: CC
AVH map***

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
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