Pink wax flower Eriostemon australasius, copyright Geoff Derrin.

Belongs within: Zanthoxyleae.
Contains: Boronia.

The Boronieae are a group of mostly small to medium-sized shrubs that are usually found growing in open woodlands. Representatives include Phebalium, an Australasian genus of shrubs with pentamerous flowers usually borne in corymbs, and fruits of two to five cocci with seeds having an elastic endocarp (Allan 1961). Species of the Australian genus Correa have the petals more or less fused to form a tubular or campanulate corolla.

<==Boronieae [Eriostemoninae]
    |    |--E. alpinus [=Phebalium squamulosum var. alpinum]S87
    |    |--E. australasius [incl. E. lanceolatus]TW07
    |    |--E. brevifoliusMS06
    |    |--E. buxifoliusH87a
    |    |--E. correifolius [=Asterolasia correifolia; incl. A. muellerii]S87
    |    |--E. coxiiM89
    |    |--E. crowei [=Crowea saligna]S87
    |    |    |--E. s. var. salignaS87
    |    |    `--‘Crowea’ s. var. exalataS87
    |    |--E. falcatusM93
    |    |--E. nodiflorusGK00
    |    |    |--E. n. ssp. nodiflorusGK00
    |    |    `--E. n. ssp. lasiocalyxGK00
    |    |--E. ovatifolius [=Phebalium ovatifolium]S87
    |    |--E. ozothamnoides [=Phebalium ozothamnoides]S87
    |    |--E. phylicifolius [=Phebalium phylicifolium]S87
    |    |--E. trachyphyllusS87
    |    `--E. trymalioides [=Asterolasia trymalioides]S87
    `--+--Correa [Correinae]MS06
       |    |--C. aemulaS87
       |    |--C. albaH87a
       |    |--C. baeuerleniiM89
       |    |--C. lawrencianaS87
       |    |--C. pulchellaMS06
       |    `--C. speciosaTW07
       |         |--C. s. var. speciosaTW07
       |         |--C. s. var. cardinalisS87
       |         `--C. s. var. mormalisTW07
       `--+--Chorilaena [Nematolepidinae]MS06
          |    `--C. quercifoliaMS06
          `--+--Diplolaena [Diplolaeninae]MS06
             |    |--D. dampieriMS06
             |    |--D. grandifloraKM08
             |    `--D. microcephalaK90
             `--Phebalium Vent. 1804MS06, A61
                  |--P. ambiguumG04
                  |--P. brachycalyxG04
                  |--P. canaliculatumG04
                  |--P. denticulatumH87b
                  |--P. diosmeumB96
                  |--P. filifoliumG04
                  |--P. glandulosumC08
                  |--P. nudum Hook. 1843A61
                  |--P. rotundifoliumC08
                  |--P. squameumSN08
                  |--P. squamulosumB96
                  |--P. tuberculosumM93
                  `--P. woombyeMS06
Boronieae incertae sedis:
    |--Myrtopsis Engl. 1896W17
    |    |--M. macrocarpaW17
    |    `--M. novae-caledoniaeW17
    |    |--A. euodiiformisS91
    |    `--A. frankliniaeW17
    |--Boronella pancheriW17
    |    |--Z. arborescensWB-P93
    |    |--Z. aspalathoidesB96
    |    |--Z. cytisoidesB96
    |    |--Z. laevigataB00
    |    |--Z. pilosa Rudge 1811R11
    |    `--Z. smithiiB00
    |         |--Z. s. var. smithiiS87
    |         `--Z. s. var. macrophyllaS87
    `--Zieridium gracileW17

*Type species of generic name indicated


[A61] Allan, H. H. 1961. Flora of New Zealand vol. 1. Indigenous Tracheophyta: Psilopsida, Lycopsida, Filicopsida, Gymnospermae, Dicotyledones. R. E. Owen, Government Printer: Wellington (New Zealand).

[B96] Baker, R. T. 1896. On the botany of Rylstone and the Goulburn River districts. Part I. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 21 (3): 427–466.

[B12] Braby, M. F. 2012. The butterflies of El Questro Wilderness Park, with remarks on the taxonomy of the Kimberley fauna, Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 27 (2): 161–175.

[C08] Cambage, R. H. 1908. Notes on the native flora of New South Wales. Part VI. Deepwater to Torrington and Emmaville. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 33 (1): 45–65, pls 1–2.

[G04] Gibson, N. 2004. Flora and vegetation of the Eastern Goldfields Ranges: part 7. Middle and South Ironcap, Digger Rock and Hatter Hill. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 87 (2): 49–62.

[GK00] Gibson, N., & G. J. Keighery. 2000. Flora and vegetation of the Byenup-Muir reserve system, south-west Western Australia. CALMScience 3 (3): 323–402.

[H87a] Haviland, E. 1887a. Flowering seasons of Australian plants. No. I—List of plants indigenous in the neighbourhood of Sydney, flowering during July. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (4): 1049–1051.

[H87b] Haviland, E. 1887b. Flowering seasons of Australian plants. No. II. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (4): 1103–1104.

[K90] Keighery, G. J. 1990. Vegetation and flora of Shark Bay, Western Australia. In: Berry, P. F., S. D. Bradshaw & B. R. Wilson (eds) Research in Shark Bay: Report of the France-Australe Bicentenary Expedition Committee pp. 61–87. Western Australian Museum.

[KM08] Keighery, G. J., & W. Muir. 2008. Vegetation and vascular flora of Faure Island, Shark Bay, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 75: 11–19.

[M89] Maiden, J. H. 1889. Notes on the geographical distribution of some New South Wales plants, compiled from information supplied by W. Bauerlen, and from some diagnoses by Baron von Mueller, K.C.M.G., F.R.S., &c. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 4 (1): 107–112.

[M93] Mollemans, F. H. 1993. Drummondita wilsonii, Philotheca langei and P. basistyla (Rutaceae), new species from south-west Western Australia. Nuytsia 9: 95–109.

[MS06] Muellner, A. N., V. Savolainen, R. Samuel & M. W. Chase. 2006. The mahogany family “out-of-Africa”: divergence time estimation, global biogeographic patterns inferred from plastid rbcL DNA sequences, extant, and fossil distribution of diversity. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 40 (1): 236–250.

[R11] Rudge, E. 1811. A description of several species of plants from New Holland. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 10: 283–303.

[S91] Sankowsky, G. 1991. New food plants for some Queensland butterflies. Australian Entomological Magazine 18 (1): 9–19.

[SN08] Schmidt, E. R., & T. R. New. 2008. The Psocoptera (Insecta) of Tasmania, Australia. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 65: 71–152.

[S87] Stirling, J. 1887. Notes on the Rutaceae of the Australian Alps. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (4): 1052–1058.

[TW07] Thongphak, D., & Q. Wang. 2007. Taxonomic revision of the longicorn beetle genus Uracanthus Hope 1833 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae: Uracanthini) from Australia. Zootaxa 1569: 1–139.

[W17] Wagner, R. 1916–1917. Zur Morphologie der Boroniee Myrtopsis macrocarpa Schltr. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 54: 269–278.

[WB-P93] Walter, D. E., & V. M. Behan-Pelletier. 1993. Systematics and ecology of Adhaesozetes polyphyllos sp.nov. (Acari: Oribatida: Licneremaeoidea), a leaf-inhabiting mite from Australian rainforests. Canadian Journal of Zoology 71: 1024–1040.

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