Pomaderris phylicifolia subsp. phylicifolia

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Slender shrubs, 1–2.5 m high; branchlets greyish, pubescent or villous with simple and stellate hairs. Leaves narrow-ovate, narrow-elliptic or narrow-obovate, 6–15 mm long, 1–6 mm wide, obtuse, margins entire or sometimes sinuate, recurved or revolute, upper surface sparsely to moderately hispid with simple hairs, secondary veins slightly impressed; lower surface with dense stellate hairs overlain by sparse, longer, simple hairs (denser over veins); stipules 1–6 mm long, persistent. Flowers in small axillary clusters, crowded toward branch-tips; bracts deciduous. Flowers cream to yellow; externally greyish, densely pubescent, with simple hairs overlaying stellate hairs; pedicels 0.5–2.5 mm long; hypanthium 0.5–1 mm long; sepals 1.2–2 mm long, deciduous; petals absent; disc absent; ovary half-inferior, summit simple-pubescent, style branched in middle or upper third. Operculum membranous, subequal to mericarp. Flowers Nov.

EGU, Gold, HNF, MonT, SnM. Also NSW, Tas. New Zealand. Occurs on rocky sites near streams, usually in cooler, highland sites (e.g. Ingeegoodbee River near the Cobberas, Wulgulmerang, Mitta Mitta River near Omeo).

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, 2014-09-05
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Pomaderris phylicifolia subsp. phylicifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pomaderris phylicifolia subsp. phylicifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Goldfields present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Monaro Tablelands present native
Snowy Mountains present native

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory