F. Muell., Fragm. Phyt. Aust. 1:3 (1858).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Slender boronia.
Small shrub to 50 cm high; branchlets glabrous; leaves 1-3-foliolate, rarely 5-foliolate; when 1-foliolate petioles less than 1 mm long and lamina linear to narrowly obovate, 4-20 x 0.5-1.5 mm; when 3-foliolate petioles narrowly obovate, 2-8 mm long and lamina narrowly obovate, 3-10 x 0.5-1.5 mm; apex rounded, glabrous.
Flowers mostly terminal on short branchlets, solitary, rarely in 2- or 3-flowered cymes; flower-stalks 2-bracteate about the middle; sepals ovate, 1-3 mm long; petals 4-12 mm long, pink; filaments terete, slightly thickened and glandular towards the apex, ciliate towards the base; anthers lacking apical appendages; stigma globular.
cocci c. 4 mm long, glabrous; seeds c. 2 mm long, minutely striate, black.
Elliot & Jones (1982) Encyclopedia of Australian plants 2:341.
S.Aust.: EP, SL, KI, SE. Vic.
Flowering time: mainly Aug. — Oct.
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