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Boronia thujona A.R. Penfold & M.B.Welch
Family Rutaceae
Boronia thujona A.R. Penfold & M.B.Welch APNI*

Description: Shrub or small tree, 1–4 m high, glabrous; branchlets with 2 grooves separated by decurrent leaf bases.

Leaves aromatic, pinnate with 3–15 leaflets, terminal leaflet often shortest; rachis 9–40 mm long, slightly winged; leaflets narrow-elliptic to linear-oblong, 5–30 mm long, 1–6 mm wide, apex acute, margins finely glandular-crenate and revolute to recurved, lower surface slightly paler; petiole 7–17 mm long.

Inflorescences axillary, 2–6-flowered; pedicels 5–15 mm long. Petals 6–9 mm long, imbricate, bright pink, not persistent in fruit.

Cocci glabrous.


Herbarium
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Flowering: August–November

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in wet and dry sclerophyll forest in damp shady situations on sandstone, from the Sydney region to Nadgee.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, ST
AVH map***

Text by P.H. Weston & M.F. Duretto
Taxon concept: M.C. Duretto (2003)


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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