Boronia ruppii Cheel APNI*
Description: Shrub 0.4–2 m high; branchlets stellate-pubescent.
Leaves 1-foliolate or 3-foliolate; leaflets elliptic to broad-elliptic or spathulate, 4–18 mm long, 3–8 mm wide, apex obtuse or retuse, margins entire and recurved to flat, concolorous, both surfaces glabrous to sparsely stellate-hairy; petiole 1–3 mm long.
Inflorescences axillary, 1–3-flowered; pedicels 3–8 mm long. Calyx stellate-tomentose. Petals 5–9 mm long, valvate, pale to bright pink, stellate-tomentose, persistent in fruit.
Flowering: Flowers throughout the year but chiefly July–December
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in eucalypt woodland, confined to Woodsreef, on serpentine.
NSW subdivisions: NWS
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered
Text by P.H. Weston & M.F. Duretto
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)
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