Pomaderris intermedia Sieber ex DC.

Prodr. 2: 33 (1825) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Shrub to c. 3 m high; branchlets with stellate and sparse to mid-dense simple hairs. Leaves narrow-ovate to broad-elliptic, 30–100 mm long, 10–50 mm wide, acute or obtuse, margin plane, upper surface glabrous, lower surface greyish stellate-pubescent, with very sparse to mid-dense, spreading, often rusty simple hairs on nerves and internerves, secondary (and often tertiary) nerves apparent; stipules 3–8 mm long, deciduous. Panicles c. hemispherical to pyramidal, 4–15 cm long; bracts deciduous. Flowers bright yellow, externally greyish with sparse to mid-dense simple hairs; pedicels 2–5 mm long; hypanthium 1–1.5 mm long; sepals 2–3 mm long, deciduous; petals broad-spathulate, usually auriculate at base, 2–2.5 mm long; disc absent; ovary virtually inferior, summit with simple hairs, style branched above midway. Operculum membranous, c. half mericarp length. Flowers Sep.–Oct.

EGL, EGU, GipP, HSF, MonT, Strz. Also NSW, Tas. Locally common in lowland open-forests, woodlands and heaths in the east (Orbost to Cann River), with scattered occurrences westward to Western Port (French Island).

Specimens with very sparse simple hairs on the calyx and leaf undersurface may be difficult to distinguish from P. elliptica and at least some of these specimens may be of hybrid origin.

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
Higher taxa


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

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory