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Boronia rosmarinifolia A.Cunn. ex Endl.
Family Rutaceae
Boronia rosmarinifolia A.Cunn. ex Endl. APNI*

Description: Shrub 0.3–1 m high; branchlets tomentose.

Leaves 1-foliolate, lamina linear-oblong to narrow-oblong, 6–40 mm long, 1.5–3 mm wide, apex mostly obtuse, margins entire and revolute to recurved, upper surface glabrous to sparsely stellate-hairy (especially along midvein), lower surface tomentose and paler; sessile.

Inflorescences axillary, 1-flowered; pedicel 2–7 mm long. Calyx tomentose. Petals 7–9 mm long, valvate, pale to bright pink or rarely white, tomentose, persistent in fruit.

Cocci glabrous.


Flower
Photo J. & P. Edwards

Herbarium
Sheet

Flowering: July–October

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in dry sclerophyll forest on sandstone and coastal sand; chiefly north from Grafton.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
AVH map***

Specimens from NWS and CWS previously included under this taxon are now included with B. glabra as the hirsute Pilliga form.

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
***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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