Boronia latipinna J.H.Willis

Grampians Boronia

Victorian Naturalist 73: 192 (1957) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Glabrous shrub to c. 2 m high; branchlets eglandular. Leaves pinnate with (3–)5–9 leaflets, c. 2–5.5 cm long and wide overall; leaflets elliptic, lanceolate or obovate, 6–25 mm long, 2–7 mm wide (terminal leaflet shortest), acute to rounded, sometimes mucronate, slightly discolorous, margins almost smooth; petiole 6–12 mm long. Inflorescence axillary, 3–15-flowered; peduncles and pedicels 5–13 mm long. Sepals ovate-deltoid, 1–1.5 mm long, imbricate, glabrous or ciliate; petals pink or white, 6–8 mm long, imbricate, glabrous, deciduous; stamen filaments sparsely pilose; style glabrous or sparsely pilose, stigma small. Follicles glabrous, 4–5 mm long; seed c. 3 mm long, black, shiny.

GGr. Endemic in the Grampians where locally common in moist forest, woodland and heath on soils derived from sandstone.

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.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Sapindales
family Rutaceae
genus Boronia
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Boronia latipinna in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Boronia latipinna in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Greater Grampians present native

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