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Boronia fastigiata Bartl.
Bushy Boronia

Lehm., Pl.Preiss. 1:167-168 (1845)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Erect shrub, to 1 m high. Fl. red/pink/purple, Sep to Dec. Yellow-brown sandy clay, brown sandy loam, grey sand over laterite gravel, granite. Flats, hillsides, along streams, valleys, seasonally damp areas.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 9 October 2003

Scientific Description

Key to Rutaceae of Western Australia

Authors: Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves opposite, simple, 8-30 mm long, 2-7 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers in terminal, loose clusters (cymes or panicles); pedicels 9-16 mm long; calyx present, 4-6 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; corolla red, pink or purple, petals four, 7.5-9 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, glabrous; stamens twice as many as petals, 2-2.5 mm long, warty with prominent raised glands, ciliate (with a marginal fringe of hairs); anthers 1-2 mm long, with an appendage; style 3.5-4 mm long, glabrous. Flowers in September, October, November and December. Occurs in the South-West Botanical Province, in the Jarrah Forest, Warren and Swan Coastal Plain IBRA region(s).

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C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 13 September 2023


IBRA Regions
Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Armadale, Boddington, Busselton, Capel, Cockburn, Collie, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Harvey, Katanning, Manjimup, Murray, Nannup, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Wandering, Waroona, West Arthur.