Plant of the Month — May 2015
Boronia cymosa Endl. — Granite Boronia
Boronia cymosa (Granite Boronia) is a small, attractive shrub to 60 cm high with sprays of pale pink flowers displayed above the foliage. It can be found from Perth to Shark Bay, often on granite outcrops or rocky hills, and flowers from late autumn to spring.
There are 55 species of Boronia currently recorded in Western Australia, the majority of which are restricted to the south-west or Kimberley regions. They belong to the Citrus family Rutaceae, which was recently revised in Volume 26 of the Flora of Australia.
Photo: R. Davis
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