Boronia muelleri (Benth.) Cheel APNI*
Synonyms: Boronia pinnata var. muelleri Benth. APNI*
Description: Shrub 0.8–3 m high; branchlets glabrous to sparsely hairy in 2 lines separated by glabrous decurrent leaf bases, glandular-warty.
Leaves aromatic, pinnate with 7–17 leaflets, terminal leaflet shortest; rachis 13–35 mm long; leaflets narrow-elliptic or oblong, 5–25 mm long, 1–3 mm wide, apex acute, margins finely toothed and recurved, glabrous and ± glandular-warty, lower surface paler; petiole 6–10 mm long.
Inflorescences axillary, 1–7-flowered; pedicels 7–15 mm long. Calyx glabrous to ciliate on margins. Petals 6–9 mm long, imbricate, mostly pale pink, glabrous, not persistent in fruit.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in open forest on moist sandy soil, south from Eden.
NSW subdivisions: SC
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by P.H. Weston & M.F. Duretto
Taxon concept: M.C. Duretto (2003)
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