Pomaderris elliptica Labill. APNI*
Description: Shrub 1–4 m high, stems shortly stellate-tomentose.
Leaves mostly ovate to elliptic, 3–12 cm long, 15–40 mm wide, apex often ± obtuse, margins entire to ± finely crenate; upper surface glabrous, lower surface with a fine whitish mat of short stellate hairs.
Flowers yellow, in large corymbose panicles above leaves. Sepals not persistent in fruit. Petals ± auriculate.
Capsule and hypanthium sparsely stellate-hairy, capsule sometimes almost glabrous.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in open forest on the coast and tablelands south from Taree, and west to Rylstone.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, ST, CWS
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
Text by G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)
|N.S.W. occurrences are: subsp. elliptica|
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