Boronia galbraithiae Albr.

Muelleria 8: 24 (1993) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:EPBC: vulnerable (VU); Victoria: vulnerable (v); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988

Glabrous shrub to c. 2 m high, fennel-scented; branches 4-angled with glandular-warty decurrencies. Leaves pinnate with 3–17 leaflets, to 25 mm long; leaflets oblanceolate to narrowly obovate, 2–9.5 mm long, 1–3 mm wide, obtuse to subacute, apiculate, slightly discolorous, margins flat and glandular-serrulate. Inflorescence axillary, (1–)3–5(–15)-flowered; peduncle 5–12 mm long; pedicel 2.5–7 mm long. Sepals ovate-deltoid, 1–2 mm long, imbricate, glabrous; petals 4.5–8 mm long, white to deep pink, imbricate, midrib not raised, deciduous; stamen filaments pilose; style glabrous, c. same length as globular stigma. Follicles glabrous, c. 4 mm long; seeds 2–2.5 mm long, black, shiny. Flowers spring.

HSF. Endemic to Victoria and apparently confined to elevated, dryish open-forest and rocky streamside vegetation between Stockdale and Dargo.

Source: Duretto, M.F. (1999). Rutaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Neville Walsh, 2016-05-31
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Sapindales
family Rutaceae
genus Boronia
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Boronia galbraithiae in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Boronia galbraithiae in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Highlands-Southern Fall present native

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