Vitex glabrata R.Br. Vitex
Prodr. 512 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 3 December 1996

Tree, 3-20 m high. Fl. white/white-blue-purple, Jun to Dec. Sand, sandstone, laterite. Gullies, foodplains, rocky hills & ridges.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Fitzroy Trough, Hart, Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Arnhem Wessel, Cobourg, Kimberley, King Sound.

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

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Tuesday 21 January 2020

Tree. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 35-185 mm long, 10 mm wide, opposite, trifoliate, with simple hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Bracteoles present, 70 mm long. Bracts present. 1-1.5. mm long Pedicel present, 1-1.2 mm long, with simple hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 0.8-1.2 mm long, not accrescent, dense, with simple hairs, not bullate. Corolla white or cream, 11-12 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, wih simple hairs, not viscid, with four stamens, style 8-9.5 mm long, filament 4.3 mm long, anthers 0.5-0.6 mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion Northern Kimberley, Victoria Bonaparte, Central Kimberley or Ord-Victoria Plains.