Pomaderris crassifolia N.G.Walsh & Coates APNI*
Description: Shrub 1–2 m high, stems with ± rusty woolly hairs.
Leaves ovate to elliptic 2–7 cm long, 10–30 mm wide, mostly 3–5 cm long and c. 25 mm wide, apex obtuse; margins recurved; upper surface glabrous; lower surface villous-woolly with rusty curly simple hairs and greyish stellate hairs, secondary veins distinct.
Flowers cream, 3–5 mm long, in dense terminal panicles. Sepals not persistent in fruit. Petals usually absent.
Capsule not seen; hypanthium, sepals and ovary with long simple whitish hairs.
Distribution and occurrence: Scattered in heath and open forest on exposed rocky sites; north from the Gloucester district, more common in SE Qld.
In heath and open forest on exposed rocky sites.
NSW subdivisions: NC
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)
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