Clerodendrum inerme (L.) Gaertn.
Fruct.Sem.Pl. 1:271 (1788)

Conservation Code: Priority One
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 2 December 1996

Shrub, ca 2 m high. Fl. white, May to Jun. Somewhat saline habitats, behind beach.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzroy Trough, Mitchell, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Groote.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby-West Kimberley, Wyndham-East Kimberley.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister and Kevin Thiele, Tuesday 29 August 2017

Shrubs. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 50-55 mm long, 10-15 mm wide, opposite, entire, with simple hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 1-2. mm long Pedicel present, 2-4 mm long, with simple hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 0.4-0.5 mm long, not accrescent, sparsely hairy, with simple hairs, not bullate. Corolla white or cream, 20-35 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, not viscid, with four stamens, style 24-45 mm long, filament 10-23 mm long, anthers 2-2.4 mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time May or June. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion Northern Kimberley. Conservation Code Priority One (P1).