Boronia oxyantha var. brevicalyx (Benth.) Paul G.Wilson

Reference
Nuytsia 1:202 (1971)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Spreading shrub, 0.3-0.8 m high. Fl. pink, Aug to Dec or Feb. Gravel, clay, loam. Breakaways, ironstone slopes.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 19 August 1996
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Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical in cross-section, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs stellate (star-shaped). Leaves opposite, compound, 8-9 mm long, with 3 leaflets, each 7-9 mm long, 0.8-1 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales, with stellate (star shaped) hairs; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers axillary, solitary; pedicels 2.5-5 mm long; calyx present, 1.5-3 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs stellate (star-shaped); corolla pink, petals four, 5-10 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, glabrous; stamens twice as many as petals, 1.5-2 mm long, smooth, ciliate (with a marginal fringe of hairs); anthers 0.5 mm long, with an appendage; style 0.5 mm long. Flowers in February, August, September, October, November and December. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Esperance IBRA region(s).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 8 December 2020

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains.
IBRA Subregions
Fitzgerald, Recherche.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Ravensthorpe.