Pomaderris costata N.A.Wakef. APNI*
Description: Spreading shrub, mostly 1–3 m high; new growth and young stems covered with fawn to golden simple hairs.
Leaves mostly ovate to broad-ovate or elliptic, 2–5 cm long, 10–20 mm wide, apex mostly obtuse; upper surface glabrous; lower surface whitish tomentose, hairs curly, simple and mostly lying in the same direction; secondary veins pale brown, regularly arranged and protruding above the hairy layer between the veins; tertiary veins usually not apparent.
Flowers white, in dense pyramidal panicles. Petals absent. Hypanthium and capsule with longer simple hairs over stellate hairs.
Capsule and hypanthium with longer simple hairs over stellate hairs.
Distribution and occurrence: In open forest, chiefly on the escarpment ranges south of Moruya and Mt Imlay, also the Mt Royal Ra.; rare in this State.
In open forest.
NSW subdivisions: SC, NT, ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)
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