Common name: Small leaf pomaderris, Lacy Pomaderris
Pomaderris elachophylla F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Slender shrub, branches many, strongly rusty-tomentose with coarse stellate hairs.
Leaves ± circular to broad-elliptic, mostly 4–8 mm long and 3–6 mm wide, apex obtuse, upper surface dark green, sparsely hairy with ± simple hairs; lower surface whitish with dense stellate hairs, some hairs along veins rusty; stipules linear, 2–3 mm long, caducous.
Flowers small, yellowish, in few-flowered cymes, terminal and in upper axils, forming leafy racemes or panicles. Petals absent.
Capsule stellate-hairy, valves longer than hypanthium.
Distribution and occurrence: In the ranges south-east of Bombala.
Restricted to forest areas.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered
Text by G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)
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