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Pomaderris gilmourii N.G.Walsh
Family Rhamnaceae
Pomaderris gilmourii N.G.Walsh APNI*

Description: Shrub to 4 m high, young stems with ± appressed simple or clustered hairs.

Leaves ± elliptic or occasionally obovate, 0.5–3.5 cm long, 3–12 mm wide, upper surface glabrous, sometimes blackish when dried; lower surface with a short greyish tomentum, all hairs ± the same length, secondary veins distinct, 3–6 pairs.

Flowers creamish to yellow, in terminal panicles shorter than the leaves, buds silvery. Sepals cream on inner surface, not persistent in fruit. Petals absent.

Capsule and hypanthium with appressed simple hairs.


Distribution and occurrence: Grows on skeletal rhyolite outcrops, in open shrubland or forest on the escarpment ranges inland from Moruya; rare, apparently confined to the Deua N.P.
NSW subdivisions: SC
AVH map***

Text by G.J. Harden
Taxon concept:

 Key to the varieties 
1Indumentum on lower surface of leaves, petioles, branchlets etc. with a dense superficial layer of appressed simple ± straight hairs, appearing shiny; margins of leaves thickened and glabrous, apparent as a distinct border on lower surface; sepals c. 1.5 mm long. Style glabrous above point of division.var. gilmourii
Indumentum not including a dense superficial layer of ± woolly simple hairs, surfaces appearing dull; margins of leaves neither thickened or glabrous, not apparent as a border on either surface; sepals c. 1 mm long. Style hairy above point of division.var. cana

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