Common name: Bent Pomaderris
Pomaderris sericea N.A.Wakef. APNI*
Description: Low shrub, hairs on new growth short and appressed, shining golden-brown.
Leaves narrow-elliptic to oblong, 10–20 mm long, 2–5 mm wide, margins recurved; upper surface glabrous; lower surface with appressed shining golden-brown hairs, secondary veins obscure.
Flowers creamish, in small terminal panicles. Petals absent. Hypanthium, sepals and capsule with long whitish hairs above scattered stellate hairs.
Capsule, hypanthium and sepals with long whitish hairs above scattered stellate hairs.
Distribution and occurrence: Rare in this State, collected only from Berrima at the turn of the century.
NSW subdivisions: CT
Other Australian states: Vic.
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Endangered; Commonwealth EPBC: Vulnerable
This species is considered data-deficient by Saving our Species (SoS, DPIE) which means a conservation project cannot be developed for it. Visit their website and contact SoS if you have additional information.
Text by G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)
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