4831.000 Dodonaea Mill.

Description of the genus

Usually dioecious trees or shrubs. Leaves simple. Inflorescence a raceme-like or paniculate thyrse. Flowers actinomorphic, unisexual or (rarely) bisexual. Sepals 3-7, sometimes slightly connate. Petals 0. Stamens 5-8. Ovary 2-4(-5)-locular; loculi 2-ovulate. Fruit a 2-6-locular capsule, winged. Seed without an arillode.

Worldwide: 50 spp. mainly in Australia; a few pantropical and one in Madagascar.

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustifolia

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viscosa Jacq. subsp. angustifolia (L.f.) J.G. WestN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Dodonaea:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Dodonaea
Flora of Mozambique: Dodonaea
Flora of Zambia: Dodonaea

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dodonaea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dodonaea
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Dodonaea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dodonaea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dodonaea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Dodonaea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=912, retrieved 25 November 2014

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