Phyllanthus calycinus   False Boronia

Phyllanthes calycinus whole Phyllanthes calycinus close

This is a shrub which can be more than 1 metre high and has pink, white or cream flowers. The flowers are either male or female but the plant is not necessarily dioecious (female and male flowers on separate plants).

Phyllanthes calycinus grows in the south west of Western Australia centred on Perth but not very far inland.

Phyllanthus calycinus

Phyllanthus calycinus False Boronia

Kings Park, Perth 19th September 2007

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Phyllanthus calycinus False Boronia

LHS: Kings Park, Perth 19th September 2007 RHS: verge of road to Pinnacle desert, 10th September 2007

Added on 30th September 2011

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