boronia

/ (bəˈrəʊnɪə) /

noun

any aromatic rutaceous shrub of the Australian genus Boronia

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Example sentences from the Web for boronia

  • A new species of Melaleuca and also of Boronia were found, when entering upon the sandstone formation.

  • The boronia and the native rose compel attention by their piercing, aromatic perfume, which is strangely refreshing.

  • The breeze from the open window was tapping the blind softly to and fro, and wafting the scent of the boronia over her face.

    Captivity|M. Leonora Eyles
  • The boronia, with its powerful perfume, will be admired by the visitor; the Araucarias have here their home.

    Australian Pictures|Howard Willoughby