Pomaderris brunnea N.A.Wakef.

Victorian Naturalist 68: 141 (1951) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:EPBC: vulnerable (VU); Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Shrub, 2–4 m high; branchlets villous with mid-dense to dense simple, greyish or pale hairs. Leaves elliptic or obovate, 15–40 mm long, 8–15 mm wide, obtuse, margins recurved, upper surface glabrous, with impressed secondary veins, lower surface villous with mid-dense, greyish or rusty simple hairs largely obscuring greyish stellate hairs; stipules 4–5 mm long, deciduous. Flowers in dense bracteate clusters, forming pyramidal panicles 3–5 cm long overall. Flowers cream, externally grey- or brownish-villous; pedicels 0.5–1 mm long; hypanthium 0.6–0.8 mm long; sepals 1.5–1.7 mm long, deciduous; petals absent; disc absent; ovary inferior, summit villous, style branched in middle third. Fruit not seen. Flowers Oct.

EGU. Also NSW. Localized in eastern Victoria, along and near the Rodger River near its confluence with the Snowy River where growing on shallow, shaley soils.

The few Victorian populations are remarkably isolated from this rare species' main occurrence near Sydney.

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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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Rosales
family Rhamnaceae
genus Pomaderris
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Pomaderris brunnea in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pomaderris brunnea in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
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East Gippsland Uplands present native

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