This native shrub is commonly known as rock boronia.
Cyanothamnus occidentalis is described as a "dicot" in the Rutaceae family.
Flagged as a potential locally significant species in the Fraser Coast Region. In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Limited distribution in Fraser Coast region. Disjunct records on K'gari (Fraser Island) and at Mt Walsh. Recorded outside the region just to the north at Woodgate.
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
Reported at 1 Fraser Coast locality: Burrum Heads.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.