Pomaderris helianthemifolia subsp. helianthemifolia

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Shrubs 1–2 m high; branchlets greyish to rusty, stellate-pubescent, rarely with scattered simple hairs. Leaves narrow-obovate or oblong, 15–40 mm long, 4–7(–10) mm wide, upper surface glabrous, smooth, apex.obtuse, margins recurved, lower surface greyish and densely stellate-pubescent, midrib with sparse simple hairs, secondary veins obscure or apparent; stipules 1–2.5 mm long, deciduous. Inflorescence of small pyramidal panicles, terminal and/or upper-axillary, usually c. 20–50-flowered; bracts deciduous. Pedicels 2.5–3.5 mm long. Flowers cream or yellow, externally stellate-pubescent, with scattered simple hairs; hypanthium 0.5–1 mm long; sepals 1.5–2 mm long, deciduous; petals absent; disc glabrous; ovary superior, glabrous; style branched in upper third. Capsule indented at apex; operculum membranous, sub-equal to mericarp, or indistinct.  Flowers Oct.–Nov.

EGL, GipP, HSF. Endemic in Victoria. Of very restricted occurrence, known only from rocky stream banks in the Maffra-Briagolong area and on the Genoa River.

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 helianthemifolia subsp. helianthemifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pomaderris helianthemifolia subsp. helianthemifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Gippsland Plain present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native

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