Pomaderris elliptica

Common Name:

Smooth Pomaderris



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (NPSTWZ) also NSW, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Moist lowland and foothill forests 1

Flower Description:

Pale yellow 1


Shrub to 4 m high 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has long, oval leaves, yellow flowers in dense hemispherical inflorescences and the midvein of the leaf is pale above 2


Image: David Meagher

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
2 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.