Pomaderris andromedifolia subsp. andromedifolia

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

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).

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: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-06-06
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Pomaderris andromedifolia subsp. andromedifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pomaderris andromedifolia subsp. andromedifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Monaro Tablelands present native

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New South Wales
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