Glycosmis macrophylla (Blume) Miq.

Fl.Ned.Ind. 1(2):522 (1859)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Dense, much-branched shrub or tree, to 7 m high. Fl. white, Mar or May to Oct. Sand clay over sandstone, brown skeletal soils, basalt. Ephemeral watercourses, valley floors, cliffs, scree slopes, vine thickets.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 19 November 2007

Scientific Description

Shrub, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical in cross-section, glabrous. Leaves alternate, compound, each 50-160 mm long, 20-45 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers pedicels 1 mm long; calyx present, 1 mm long, smooth, without distinct raised glands, glabrous except for a ciliate marginal fringe, the hairs stellate (star-shaped); corolla white or cream, 5 mm long, imbricate (overlapping), free, hairy on the surfaces; stamens twice as many as petals, 2.5-4 mm long, smooth, hairy; anthers NaN (?) mm long, without an appendage. Flowers in March, May, June, July, August, September and October. Occurs in the Northern Botanical Province, in the North Kimberley IBRA region(s).

C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, 8 December 2020


IBRA Regions
Northern Kimberley.
IBRA Subregions
Berkeley, Mitchell.
IMCRA Regions
Canning, Kimberley.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Wyndham-East Kimberley.