Common name: Sublime Point Pomaderris
Pomaderris adnata N.G.Walsh & Coates APNI*
Description: Spreading shrub 1–2 m high, new growth pubescent with greyish stellate hairs.
Leaves narrow-elliptic to elliptic, or oblanceolate, 1.5–3 cm long, 3–8 mm wide, margins recurved and entire to ± sinuate; upper surface glabrous; lower surface pubescent with greyish stellate hairs, secondary veins apparent with sparse, appressed greyish or yellow to rusty simple hairs and greyish stellate hairs.
Flowers pale yellow, in short axillary cymes forming narrow terminal or axillary panicles. Sepals not persistent in fruit. Petals usually present on most flowers.
Capsule and ovary stellate-hairy, capsule immersed for about half of its length in the tomentose hypanthium.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in heathy woodland and dry sclerophyll forest; known only from Sublime Point (escarpment south of Sydney).
In heathy woodland and dry sclerophyll forest.
NSW subdivisions: CC
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered
Text by G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)
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