Pomaderris oraria F.Muell. ex Reissek

Linnaea 29: 268 (1858), as P. ovaria APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Shrubs to c. 2 m high; branchlets greyish or rusty, stellate-pubescent. Leaves hispid on upper surface with simple or stellate hairs, midrib and secondary veins strongly impressed, lower surface densely white or grey stellate-pubescent, with scattered larger rusty stellate hairs (denser over the veins); stipules 2–7 mm long, deciduous. Inflorescence a panicle of 1–several few-flowered clusters. Flowers greenish, cream or crimson-tinged, externally densely stellate-pubescent; pedicels 0.5–1 mm long; sepals persistent; petals absent; disc absent; ovary inferior, summit stellate pubescent. Operculum membranous, c. two-thirds as long as mericarp.

EGL, EGU, GipP, OtP, SnM, WPro.

2 subspecies, both in Victoria.

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.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Rosales
family Rhamnaceae
genus Pomaderris
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Pomaderris oraria in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pomaderris oraria in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Snowy Mountains present native

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South Australia