Pomaderris helianthemifolia subsp. minor N.G.Walsh & F.Coates

Muelleria 10: 33 (1997) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Endemic

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Shrubs 1–2 m high; branchlets greyish to rusty, stellate-pubescent, rarely with scattered simple hairs. Leaves narrow-obovate, (5–)6–9(–13) mm long, 2–4 mm wide, obtuse, margins recurved, upper surface hispid with simple hairs, lower surface greyish and densely stellate-pubescent, midrib with sparse simple hairs, secondary veins obscure; 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 1–1.5 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 hisipid with simple and/or stellat hairs; ovary superior, glabrous, style branched near base. Capsule indented at apex; operculum membranous, sub-equal to mericarp, or indistinct. Flowers Oct.–Nov.

CVU, Gold, HNF, HSF, VAlp. Apparently endemic in north-eastern Victoria, formerly occurring near Bendigo but apparently now extinct there through construction of Lake Eppalock. Occurs mainly on stream banks.

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, 2014-09-03
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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. minor in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pomaderris helianthemifolia subsp. minor in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Victorian Alps present native

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