Pomaderris Labill.


ca. 65 species in Aust.; all states and territories except NT

Shrubs to small trees. Undersurface of leaves and inflorescence covered with a close stellate tomentum often mixed with or concealed by longer simple hairs. Leaves simple, alternate; stipules brown, scarious, usually caducous. Flowers cream to yellow, in small cymes usually grouped into panicles or corymbs. Disc entirely adnate to ovary. Sepals 5. Petals 5, concave but not enveloping the stamens, or absent. Stamens 5. Ovary inferior, usually 3-locular; style 3-cleft or rarely almost entire. Capsule protruding above the disc, separating into 3 carpels.