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Cocoparra Pomaderris - profile

Indicative distribution

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Scientific name: Pomaderris cocoparrana
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered
Gazetted date: 02 Oct 2015
Profile last updated: 08 Sep 2020


Shrub 1–3 m high, stems rusty with short simple and stellate hairs. Leaves ovate to ? circular, 1–3 cm long, 8–15 mm wide, upper surface dark green, ? velvety with very short erect hairs; lower surface greyish with longer appressed rusty simple hairs, secondary veins prominent with rusty simple hairs. Flowers yellow, in small terminal panicles. Sepals not persistent in fruit. Petals usually absent. Capsule and hypanthium covered with fine stellate tomentum below fine whitish scattered simple hairs.


Confined to the Cocoparra Ranges near Griffith. An isolated population also occurs 65 kilometres east of the Ranges on private land north of Ardlethan.

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IBRA Bioregion IBRA Subregion Known or predicted Geographic restrictions region
Cobar PeneplainLachlan Plains Known None
NSW South Western SlopesLower Slopes Known None