Pomaderris oraria

Common Name:

Bassian Pomaderris



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 scrub 1

Flower Description:

Greenish, cream or crimson- tinged 1


Shrub to 2 m 1

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 above 2,1


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Conservation status:

Rare in Australia and Victoria


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.