Boronia imlayensis Duretto APNI*
Description: Shrubs to 1 m high; branchlets pubescent, glandular-warty.
Leaves pinnate with 7–11 leaflets, 16–26 mm long, 13–29 mm wide, often glandular warty, terminal leaflet shortest; leaflets elliptic or oblong, 3.5–16 mm long, 1–4 mm wide, apex acute to rounded, margins finely toothed and plane, sparsely puberulous at least on lower leaflets, lower surface paler; petiole puberulous, 4–8 mm long.
Inflorescences axillary, usually 3–9-flowered, rarely 1- or 2-flowered; peduncles 2–5 mm long; pedicels 5–7 mm long. Calyx glabrous or minutely ciliate. Petals 5–7.5 mm long, imbricate, pale to deep pink or white, outer surface glabrous, not persistent in fruit.
Cocci glabrous or glabrescent.
Flowering: Flowers mainly from September– December
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in eucalypt woodland on a ridge top, appears to be confined to Mt Imlay near Eden.
NSW subdivisions: SC
Text by P.H. Weston & M.F. Duretto
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