Pomaderris aspera

Common Name:

Hazel Pomaderris



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Midlands, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, Snowfields, East Gippsland (DEJKNPRSTVWXYZ) also ?SA, Qld, NSW, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Wet and shaded forests 1

Flower Description:

Cream 1


Shrub or tree 2-15 m 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The upper surface of the leaves is glabrous (hairless) and the lower surface is covered with rusty star-shaped hairs 1


Image: Mary Ellis

Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Flora VicFlora

Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria