Pomaderris edgerleyi


Pomaderris: lid skin
edgerleyi: Named after John Edgerley (1814 - 1849) who spent time in New Zealand and Australia

Current Conservation Status

2018 - At Risk - Declining

Conservation status of New Zealand indigenous vascular plants, 2012
The conservation status of all known New Zealand vascular plant taxa at the rank of species and below were reassessed in 2012 using the New Zealand Threat Classification System (NZTCS). This report includes a statistical summary and brief notes on changes since 2009 and replaces all previous NZTCS lists for vascular plants. Authors: Peter J. de Lange, Jeremy R. Rolfe, Paul D. Champion, Shannel P. Courtney, Peter B. Heenan, John W. Barkla, Ewen K. Cameron, David A. Norton and Rodney A. Hitchmough. File size: 792KB

Previous Conservation Status

2012 - Not Threatened
2009 - Not Threatened
2004 - Not Threatened


Pomaderris edgerleyi Hook.f.



Brief Description

Low-growing shrub to 1m tall with rusty fuzzy twigs bearing small wrinkled leathery oval leaves with small teeth along the edge and clusters of yellowish flowers inhabiting Northland. Leaves 15-25mm long by 7-10mm wide, fuzzy underneath. Fruit dry, small.

Flora Category

Vascular - Native

Structural Class

Dicotyledonous Trees & Shrubs


Pomaderris prunifolia var. edgerleyi (Hook.f.) L.B.Moore


Endemic. North Island only from Te Paki south to about Dargaville

Flower Colours



Not Threatened

Chromosome No.

2n = 36, 37

Endemic Taxon


Endemic Genus


Endemic Family


Where To Buy

Occasionally sold by specialist native plant nurseries

This page last updated on 7 Jan 2014