Common name: Upright Pomaderris
Pomaderris virgata N.G.Walsh APNI*
Description: Slender shrub to 8 m high; stems densely covered with coppery simple hairs, often reddish on new growth.
Leaves lanceolate to narrow-elliptic or oblong, 2.5–10 cm long, 7–22 mm wide, apex acute; upper surface glabrous; lower surface silky with simple hairs whitish to yellowish, the hairs of the veins and margins more strongly coloured and appressed so that the surface of the hair layer is ± level with the raised lateral veins; stipules narrow-lanceolate, 3–4 mm long, caducous.
Flowers golden, in dense terminal panicles. Petals absent. Hypanthium and capsule covered with semi-appressed simple hairs. Open forest on the escarpment ranges from near the Tuross Falls south to almost the Victorian border.
Capsule and hypanthium covered with semi-appressed simple hairs.
Distribution and occurrence: In sclerophyll forest on the escarpment ranges, south from near Tuross Falls.
In sclerophyll forest.
NSW subdivisions: SC, ST
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by G.J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 Suppl. (1999)
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