Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Shrub 1–3 m high; branchlets rusty-pubescent. Leaves narrow-ovate, ovate, narrow-elliptic or elliptic, 8–45 mm long, 4–15 mm wide, acute, upper surface glabrous, lower surface with moderately dense to dense, straight, appressed or subappressed simple hairs, often with a silky sheen, secondary veins apparent; stipules 2–4 mm long, deciduous, but commonly persisting for several nodes below growing point. Inflorescences terminal, compact, 1–4 cm long, 1–3 cm wide; bracts deciduous. Flowers bright yellow, externally with moderately dense simple hairs; pedicels 1.5–3 mm long; hypanthium 1–1.5 mm long; sepals 2–2.5 mm long, deciduous; petals spathulate, 1.5–2.5 mm long; ovary virtually inferior, summit simple-pubescent, style branched in middle third. Operculum membranous, c. half as long as mericarp. Flowers Sep.–Nov.
EGL, EGU, HNF, MonT. Confined to the far east where occurring in dry rocky forests and on rocky stream banks.
Small-leaved forms from gorge areas of the Snowy and Genoa Rivers approach Pomaderris ledifolia (see note under that species).
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|