Vitex velutinifolia Munir
J.Adelaide Bot.Gard. 10:59-61 (1987)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 3 December 1996

Shrub or tree, 3-5 m high. Fl. white & purple, Sep to Oct or Mar. Sandy clay. Rocky sandstone or limestone hills.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Pentecost, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

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

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

Shrubs or tree. Stems, cross section more or less circular. Peltate scales absent. Leaves 30-110 mm long, 10-30 mm wide, opposite, trifoliate, with simple hairs, not bullate, not viscid. Bracteoles absent. Bracts present. 3-4. mm long Pedicel present, 1.5-3 mm long, with simple hairs, peltate scales hairs present. Calyx with five lobes, 0.5-1 mm long, not accrescent, with simple, glandular hairs, not bullate. Corolla white or cream or mauve, purple, lilac or violet, 8-8.5 mm long, Dots or stripes in throat absent, wih simple hairs, with four stamens, style 8-8.5 mm long, filament 4.8-5.2 mm long, anthers 1-1.2 mm long. Appendage absent. Flowering time March, September or October. Distribution Botanical Province Northern, IBRA Bioregion Victoria Bonaparte or Central Kimberley.