Philotheca buxifolia

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Philotheca buxifolia
Bee on Sydney wildflower.jpg
Philotheca buxifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Rutaceae
Genus: Philotheca
Species: P. buxifolia
Binomial name
Philotheca buxifolia
(Sm.) Paul G.Wilson

Philotheca buxifolia, commonly known as Box-leaf Waxflower, is a shrub in the family Rutaceae. It produces white or pink flowers.

Pink flowers in bloom on Middle Head, Sydney


The species occurs for the most part around Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.[1]


  1. ^ The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. "Philotheca buxifolia (Sm.) Paul G.Wilson subsp. buxifolia". New South Wales Flora Online.