Pomaderris graniticola (N.G.Walsh & Coates) K.L.McDougall & Millott APNI*
Synonyms: Pomaderris sp. 1 sensu Ross (1986) APNI*
Pomaderris argyrophylla subsp. graniticola N.G.Walsh & Coates APNI*
Pomaderris argophylla subsp. graniticola APNI*
Description: Shrub or small tree with smooth grey bark, 1–6 m high; new growth and young stems coppery-hairy, longer hairs simple.
Leaves lanceolate to elliptic, 1.5–6.5 cm long, 15–30 mm wide, gradually tapering to often obtuse apex; upper surface glabrous; lower surface silvery but not silky, hairs dense, short; secondary veins regularly arranged and mostly with longer ± straight hairs, tertiary veins usually not apparent.
Flowers in sparse panicles. Sepals 2–2.5 mm long, not persistent in fruit. Petals usually present, auriculate, usually yellow, rarely white or cream, often falling early.
Capsules and hypanthium silvery-grey with scattered long hairs.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in the Granite Belt, chiefly north from Gibraltar Range; also near Wingen and in Hillgrove and Inverell districts.
NSW subdivisions: NT, NWS, CWS
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by B Conn (2005); edited KL Wilson (April 2009)
Taxon concept: Millott & McDougall (2005)
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