J. Black, Fl.S. Aust. 366 (1926).
Synonymy: Trymalium flabellare F. Muell. ex Reisseck, Linnaea 29:281 (1858).
, Pomaderris flabellare
Common name: Fan pomaderris.
Low shrub probably not often exceeding 1 m; leaves flabellate or laterally elliptic, subentire or especially distally crenulate or denticulate, with the extreme margins often incurved at least when dried, the blade 4-8 x 5-13 mm, densely stellate-tomentose below, less tomentose to subglabrous above, tapered to the 2-5 mm long petioles.
Flowers in short dense racemes in the axils of and similar in length to the leaves or terminal racemes or few-branched panicles up to 2 cm long; pedicels c. 1 mm long; peduncles, pedicels and the outside of the calyx ferruginous-stellate-tomentose; ovary c. 1 mm long; sepals c. 2-2.5 mm long; petals 0; style divided to below the middle with the branches stigmatic along the inner face; ovary extending well above the insertion of the calyx, densely long-hairy.
fruit not known.
||Pomaderris flabellaris inflorescence and flower.
Image source: fig 428a in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Reported from quartzite and granite and from sand dunes.
Flowering time: Aug. — Oct.
SA Distribution Map based
on current data relating to
specimens held in the
State Herbarium of South Australia
The reason for the apparent absence of fruits, when flowers with large ovules have often been collected, is unknown.
The leaf shape of a few specimens approaches that of P. obcordata or P. oraria.
Not yet available