Ironcap Boronia  |  

Boronia revoluta

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

Boronia revoluta, Family Rutaceae, also known as Ironcap Boronia, is an erect shrub varying in height between 0.5–1.5 m, with sparsely to densely hairy branches. The leaves are stalked, and divided into three distinctive, sessile, almost cylindrical leaflets each 7-8 mm long and to 1 mm wide, smooth on the upper surface and hairy below. The flowers are hairy, pale to dark pink, with petals 6-7 mm long and 3-4 mm wide. Fruit dimensions are not known.

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Boronia revoluta

    Threats The main identified threats to Ironcap Boronia include mineral exploration and mining; and too frequent fire (Brown et al.; 1998 Duretto; 1999).