Pomaderris andromedifolia A.Cunn.

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Shrub 1--3 m high; branchlets rusty-pubescent.  Leaves subcoriaceous; margins entire, recurved; glabrous above; below with sparse to dense, straight to flexuose, appressed to spreading, rusty simple hairs, overlaying greyish stellate hairs, secondary veins apparent.  Stipules narrow-triangular, 2--4 mm long, deciduous, but commonly persisting for several nodes below growing point.  Inflorescences terminal, compact, 1--4(--8) cm long, 1--3(--8) cm wide; bracts deciduous or semi-persistent.  Flowers yellow; externally with moderately dense simple hairs.  Pedicels (1.5--)3(--4) mm long.  Hypanthium 1--1.5 mm long.  Sepals 2--2.5 mm long, caducous.  Petals spathulate, 1.5--2.5 mm long.  Ovary virtually inferior, summit simple-pubescent; style 1.5--2.5 mm long, branched in middle third.  Torus in middle third of capsule; operculum membranous.

EGL, EGU, HNF, MonT. Confined to the far east where occurring in dry rocky forests and on rocky stream banks.

There are 2 subspecies.

Created by: Neville Walsh, 2015-08-14
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Pomaderris andromedifolia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pomaderris andromedifolia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Highlands-Northern Fall present native
Monaro Tablelands present native

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New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory