Micromelum minutum (G.Forst.) Wight & Arn.

Reference
Prodr.Fl.Ind.Orient. 1:464,468 (1834)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Shrub or tree, 1-8 m high. Fl. green/white, Jan to Jun. Red loam, sand or laterite. Sandstone screes & cliffs, basalt boulders.

Grazyna Paczkowska, Descriptive Catalogue, 22 August 1996

Scientific Description

Tree, spines absent; branchlets smooth, without distinct raised glands, +/- cylindrical in cross-section, covered in hairs or scales, the hairs simple. Leaves alternate, compound, 70-300 mm long, with 5-9 leaflets, each 30-50 mm long, 10-40 mm wide, flat, the margins flat, smooth, without distinct raised glands, covered in hairs or scales, with simple hairs or stellate (star shaped) hairs; stipular excrescences absent. Flowers pedicels 2-5 mm long; corolla white or cream or green, petals five, 5-8.5 mm long, valvate (not overlapping), free, hairy on the surfaces; stamens twice as many as petals. Flowers in January, February, March, April, May and June. Occurs in the Northern Botanical Province, in the North Kimberley IBRA region(s).

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

Distribution

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