Boronia repanda (F.Muell. ex Maiden & Betche) Maiden & Betche APNI*
|Boronia repanda (F.Muell. ex Maiden & Betche) Maiden & Betche ||Family Rutaceae|
Synonyms: Boronia ledifolia var. repanda F.Muell. ex Maiden & Betche APNI*
Description: Shrub 0.3–1.5 m high; young branchlets and leaves pilose with white stellate hairs, smooth to glandular-warty.
Leaves 1-foliolate, lamina oblong, 4–18 mm long, 1–4 mm wide, apex obtuse, margins glandular-crenulate and revolute to recurved, thick and prominently glandular-warty, both surfaces moderately hairy with long white hairs to glabrescent, lower surface paler; petiole 0.5–1.5 mm long.
Inflorescences axillary, 1-flowered; pedicel 1.5–4 mm long. Calyx tomentose. Petals 6–8 mm long, valvate, pale to bright pink or occasionally white, tomentose, persistent in fruit.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heath, on granite outcrops in the Stanthorpe district.
NSW subdivisions: NT
Other Australian states: Qld
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Endangered
Text by P.H. Weston & M.F. Duretto
Taxon concept: M.F. Duretto (1999)
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