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Boronia nana Hook.
Family Rutaceae
Boronia nana Hook. APNI*

Description: Dwarf shrub 0.08–25 m high, branchlets pilose in 2 lines separated by glabrous decurrent leaf bases, ± glandular-warty.

Leaves 1-foliolate, lamina ± linear-elliptic, 4–25 mm long, 0.5–2 mm wide, apex acute, margins entire, often thickened, glabrous to pilose; sessile.

Inflorescences axillary, 1-flowered; pedicel 4–7 mm long. Calyx glabrous. Petals 3–5 mm long, imbricate, white to pale pink, glabrous, persistent in fruit.

Cocci glabrous.


Flowering: Oct.–Jan.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in open forest and heath on upper slopes of ranges, south from the Blue Mtns (Mt Wilson).
NSW subdivisions: ?CC, SC, CT, ST, CWS, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
AVH map***

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

One variety in NSW : Boronia nana var. hyssopifolia

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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