Boronia coriacea Paul G.Wilson

Reference
Nuytsia 1:203-204 (1971)
Conservation Code
Priority Two
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Erect shrub, 0.1-0.6 m high. Fl. pink, Apr or Oct to Nov. Stony calcareous loam. Limestone plateaus, granite country.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 15 August 1996

Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets verrucose (warty), +/- cylindrical in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves opposite, compound, 10-18 mm long, with 3-5 leaflets, each 6-12 mm long, 1.5-2 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers in terminal, loose clusters (cymes or panicles); pedicels 2-2.5 mm long; calyx present, 2-2.5 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; corolla pink, petals four, 4-5 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, glabrous; stamens twice as many as petals, 2 mm long, smooth, glabrous; anthers 0.5-0.6 mm long, with an appendage; style 0.5-1 mm long. Flowers in April, October and November. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Mallee and Esperance IBRA region(s). Conservation Code: Priority Two (P2).

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

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Esperance Plains, Mallee.
IBRA Subregions
Eastern Mallee, Recherche.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Esperance.