Premna acuminata R.Br. Ngalinginkal
Prodr. 512 (1810)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 3 December 1996

Spreading tree or shrub, 1-6 m high. Fl. cream/green & orange/brown, Dec or Jan to Jul. Sand, clayey sand, loam. Coastal flats, floodplains, rocky slopes.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Fitzroy Trough, Hart, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, South Kimberley Interzone, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

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

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

Shrubs or tree. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 40-185 mm long, 17-80 mm wide, opposite, trifoliate, with simple hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Margins entire. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 0.8-1.7. mm long Pedicel present, 0.7-2 mm long, with simple hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 0.5-1 mm long, not accrescent, moderately dense, with simple hairs, not bullate. Corolla mauve, purple, lilac or violet, 6-8.5 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 5-7.2 mm long, filament 2-3 mm long, anthers 0.6-0.7 mm long. Flowering time January, February, March, April, May, June, July or December. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion Victoria Bonaparte, Central Kimberley, Dampierland or Ord-Victoria Plains.