Common name: Pale Pomaderris
Pomaderris pallida N.A.Wakef. APNI*
Description: Shrub 1–2 m high, stems shortly whitish stellate-tomentose.
Leaves narrow-elliptic to ± narrow-oblong, 0.8–2 cm long, 3–6 mm wide, margins entire; upper surface dark green, velvety with a covering of minute stellate hairs; lower surface very shortly whitish stellate-tomentose; secondary veins visible on both surfaces but not distinctly impressed on upper surface.
Flowers creamish, in narrow leafy panicles. Petals absent.
Distribution and occurrence: In open forest, rare, confined to the Cotter and Paddys Rivers district in the A.C.T.
In open forest.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Vulnerable; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
Text by G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)
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