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NZ Plants

Pomaderris rugosa

Family: Rhamnaceae

Pomaderris rugosa is an erect, many-branched perennial shrub with both stems and undersurface of leaves covered in hairs. Margins of leaves in full sun tend to be rolled under.
An endemic species found in open areas in the Central North Island usually near the sea.

Vegetative characteristics

Reproductive characteristics

Plant form: shrub up to 12 m

Flower symmetry: symmetric


Flower size: 4 mm diam.

Leaf form: undivided, linear, linear- lanceolate

Sepals: 5, white, yellow

Leaf size: 7-15 cm

Petals: 0

Leaf arrangement: singly along stem

Sexuality: bisexual

Leaf attachment: stipule

Stamens: 5

Leaf margin: toothed

Ovary: above petals

Leaf surface: smooth, glands

Fruit: dry