Pomaderris paniculosa subsp. paralia N.G.Walsh

Muelleria 7: 274 (1990) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Compact shrub 1–2 m high, branchlets greyish or rusty stellate-pubescent. Leaves elliptic to obovate, 15–50 mm long, 10–25 mm wide, obtuse, emarginate or truncate, margins entire (rarely minutely serrate); upper surface glabrous; lower surface densely stellate-pubescent, entirely greyish, or with scattered larger rusty hairs, secondary veins apparent; stipules 2–4 mm long. Inflorescence paniculate, usually narrowly pyramidal, terminal and axillary, 1.5–5 cm long; bracts deciduous; pedicels 0.5–4.5 mm long. Flowers cream or greenish, sometimes tinged crimson, externally greyish or rusty, densely stellate-pubescent; hypanthium 1.5–2 mm long; sepals 2–2.5 mm long, persistent; petals absent; disc absent; ovary inferior, summit stellate-pubescent, style branched from near base. Operculum membranous, c. two-thirds mericarp length. Flowers Oct.–Nov.

Brid, GipP, Glep, OtP, OtR, VVP, WaP, WPro. Also WA, SA. Locally common along the coast, in exposed sites along clifflines, dune scrubs etc., often associated with limestone. Sometimes occurring with P. oraria subsp. oraria.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1999). Pomaderris. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Neville Walsh, 2014-09-04
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Pomaderris paniculosa subsp. paralia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pomaderris paniculosa subsp. paralia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Otway Ranges present native

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Western Australia
South Australia