Common name: Rufous Pomaderris
Pomaderris brunnea N.A.Wakef. APNI*
Description: Shrub 2–3 m high, stems with long spreading brownish simple hairs above a short whitish tomentum.
Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, 2–4 cm long, 8–15 mm wide, margins ± toothed; upper surface dark green and glabrous with veins impressed; lower surface densely hairy with long brownish hairs above a short whitish tomentum.
Flowers yellowish, in dense panicles; bracts shed early, with long hairs in central region and along margins. Petals absent.
Capsule and hypanthium covered with long rusty hairs.
Distribution and occurrence: In open forest, confined to the Colo R. and upper Nepean R.
In open forest.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, CT
Other Australian states: Vic.
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)
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