Pomaderris oraria

Common name: 

Bassian Pomaderris

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory (T)

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Low exposed dunes and coastal scrub1

Flower description:

Greenish, cream or crimson- tinged1

Habit:

Shrub to 2 m1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Only Pomaderris oraria subsp. oraria is present at the Prom. This species differs from others at the Prom by having leaves which are hairy above2,1

Images:
Image of Pomaderris oraria
Image of Pomaderris oraria
Image of Pomaderris oraria Image: Mary Ellis
Conservation status:

Rare in Australia and Victoria

References:

1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
2 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.