Leaves with translucent gland dots (visible when held up to light)

The following is a list of cultivated species which at least some of the time possess this spot-character.

These pellucid glands usually occur throughout the lamina and may be seen by looking through the leaf while holding it against a bright light source.

FamilySpeciesComment
Heteropyxidaceae Heteropyxis dehniae
Heteropyxidaceae Heteropyxis natalensis
Ptaeroxylaceae Ptaeroxylon obliquum
Rutaceae Calodendrum capense
Rutaceae Casimiroa edulis
Rutaceae Citrus × aurantium
Rutaceae Citrus × limon
Rutaceae Vepris lanceolata
Sapindaceae Filicium decipiens
Number of species: 9


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: List of cultivated species with each spot-character: Leaves with translucent gland dots (visible when held up to light).
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species-spot-display.php?spot_id=719, retrieved 8 February 2023

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