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Pomaderris kumeraho - kūmarahou

Family: Rhamnaceae

Pomaderris kumeraho is an erect perennial shrub with slender branches and oval dark green somewhat wrinkled leaves. Both branches and lower leaf surfaces are thickly covered with hairs. Flowers are a deep yellow and are borne clusters (corymbs).
An endemic species found in open lowland areas in the central North Island.

Vegetative characteristics

Reproductive characteristics

Plant form: shrub up to 4 m

Flower symmetry: symmetric


Flower size: 5 mm diam.

Leaf form: undivided, oval

Sepals: 5

Leaf size: 6-3 cm

Petals: 5. yellow

Leaf arrangement: singly along stem

Sexuality: bisexual

Leaf attachment: stipule

Stamens: 5

Leaf margin: smooth

Ovary: above petals

Leaf surface: hairs

Fruit: dry