This native shrub is commonly known as Key's boronia.
Boronia keysii is described as a "dicot" in the Rutaceae family.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Vulnerable. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is classified as Vulnerable.
Distribution is limited to Sunshine Coast north to Tin Can Bay. ‘Back on Track’ high priority plant species for the Burnett Mary NRM region. Reported at Tuan Forest. Regarded as a wetland species in Queensland WetlandInfo.
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census but is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.